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Participants in Richmond Teacher Residency program make an impact

November 18, 2016

By Brian McNeill, University Public Affairs

For the past five years, a partnership between Richmond Public Schools and the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Education has prepared 77 new teachers who have made an immediate impact in 24 of the city’s most challenged public schools.

The Richmond Teacher Residency program is a highly selective urban graduate teacher residency program that aims to create a sustainable pipeline of highly effective teachers who are committed to the students of Richmond Public Schools for the long term.

Lauren Kern is one of those teachers. Read more about how she incorporates research from VCU Rice Rivers Center into her biology class at Armstrong High School.


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