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School Closing Alert Sign-Up

07/25/2012

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Pick-A-Side: Who Is Your Favorite School Teacher?

It’s time to pick a side, who is your favorite TV or movie school teacher?

07/20/2012

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Tips To Save Money On Your Education

Dr. Audrey Guskey, consumer expert at Duquesne University, joined Rob Pratte on the Weekend Magazine to discuss ways you can save money when it comes to education.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–09/03/2011

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Is Your Child Ready For Kindergarten?

Is your child ready for kindergarten — or should you wait a year before enrolling him or her? One expert explains what to look for in your child to help make that sometimes difficult decision.

08/26/2011

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Community Outreach Eases Transition To Kindergarten

Kindergarten is not legally required in Pennsylvania, so the University of Pittsburgh has started community efforts to help increase enrollment and make sure kids are in the classroom by the first day of school.

08/25/2011

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Back to School: Then and Now

Going back to school is the same as it’s always been. Only the details are different. Kids are still kids.

07/15/2011

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Thinking Outside the (Lunch) Box

Making lunch for our kids can be frustrating, especially if they don’t eat it. Here are a few tips to help them eat healthy.

07/14/2011

European Union Promotes Child Nutrition

Green Living for the School Year

Going back to school is a time for change. Here are some ways to change our habits and help the planet this school year.

07/13/2011

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This Year’s Coolest Back-to-School Gear

Kids want the coolest gear for going back to school. Here’s what should be making it into shopping carts this summer.

07/13/2011

Second Hand Boutique Store Sees Boom In Business Despite Recession

Frugal Fashion: Back to School on a Budget

Deciding on a school outfit is a tough decision. This is how to look like a million bucks while spending a lot less.

07/13/2011

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Smartphone Apps for Parents and their Students

Every student needs help with school sometimes, and these apps might just be the answer.

07/13/2011

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Best Activities For Pittsburgh Kids 5-8

Looking for a fun and inexpensive way to spend time with the kids this weekend? Look no further than this informative guide to Pittsburgh parks and museums catering to children and families. The Pittsburgh Children’s […]

06/18/2011

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Best Educational Supply Stores In Pittsburgh

If you prefer the mom and pop shop here are few suggestions of places that offer good back-to-school sales during that time of the year, as well as good deals all year long.

CBS Pittsburgh–04/09/2011

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A Students’ Guide Of Places To Go In Pittsburgh

College can be incredibly stressful, especially during midterms and finals. Luckily, there are a lot of places in Pittsburgh where students can go to get their mind off of school. As a student, many of these venues have discounted rates with a valid college ID.

CBS Pittsburgh–04/02/2011

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By Mark Twain Mark Twain (or Samuel Clemens) has often been celebrated as the Great American Author. Written in 1876, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer is the story of a boy growing up in the south along the Mississippi River. The novel was also followed by a sequel, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. The two novels are commonly named among the greatest American novels of all time and both are a must for any literature fan, as their historical significance and cultural impacts are immeasurable.

10 Books You Must Read In High School

Whether you are in high school or beyond, these 10 books are a must read for any literature fan. Take the time to get to know these authors and see why their novels have gone down in history as some of the best literature of the 19th and 20th centuries.

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