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Dr. Linda Lane

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3 Pittsburgh Public Schools Achieve STAR Status

It certainly is a bright, sunny day at Sunnyside Pre-K to 8 in Stanton Heights.

02/04/2014

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$40 Million Gates Grant To Pittsburgh Public Schools May Be In Jeopardy

Four years ago, amid great excitement, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation awarded Pittsburgh Public Schools an extraordinary grant — $40 million to become a national model of improving teaching in the classroom.

01/08/2014

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City Schools Superintendent Says Decision To Call Off School Is Not Exact Science

School districts throughout the region are weighing the decision whether to close, delay or open on time Wednesday morning.

01/07/2014

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Dr. Lane Gives State Of The Pittsburgh Public School District Report

The superintendent of Pittsburgh Public Schools released her “state of the district” report Wednesday morning.

12/04/2013

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Pittsburgh School Superintendent Talks Security At Local Schools

When a gunman killed 20 students and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., Pittsburgh Public Schools Superintendent Linda Lane says her first thoughts — Pittsburgh.

12/20/2012

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City School Board Approves Budget, Puts Off Tax Hike

The Pittsburgh School Board approved a budget for city schools Wednesday night, but postponed action on raising property taxes, as recommended by Superintendent Dr. Linda Lane.

12/20/2012

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Pittsburgh Schools Superintendent Proposes Property Tax Increase

City of Pittsburgh property owners could end up with higher tax rates on their property. That is a proposal by the Pittsburgh Public School superintendent. It’s part of a plan to have enough money on hand to refund those who win their reassessment appeals.

12/05/2012

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Public Education Funding In Danger Of Falling Off Fiscal Cliff

As lawmakers debate what to do about the impending fiscal cliff, we’re starting to get a better understanding of just what is at stake, including education.

11/15/2012

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A-Plus Schools’ Report For City Students “Disheartening, Disappointing” For Superintendent

The news is not good when it comes to the academic achievement of students in Pittsburgh Public Schools. The A-Plus Schools’ annual report was released Monday.

11/12/2012

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Pittsburgh Public School Students Go Back To Class

It was back to class today for Pittsburgh Public Schools, but the first day of school comes after some major changes in the district including the closing of several schools.

08/30/2012

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Superintendent Talks Back To Class For Pittsburgh Public Schools

KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk Pittsburgh Public School’s Superintendent Dr Linda Lane about what students and parents can expect this year.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/30/2012

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More Alleged Victims Of City School Police Officer Come Forward

A former student says he was touched inappropriately by the suspended Pittsburgh Public Schools police officer who is now under investigation.

08/29/2012

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Community Service Effort Celebrates Pittsburgh Promise Graduates

Hundreds of Pittsburgh Promise students are graduating from college, and to celebrate, Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl helped kick off a special community service effort.

05/31/2012

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Pittsburgh Superintendent Weighs In On Ohio School Shooting

KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to Pittsburgh Schools Superintendent Dr. Linda Lane about the school shooting in Chardon, Ohio.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/28/2012

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CAPA Concert Raises Awareness Of Potential Budget Cuts

Current and former students at downtown Pittsburgh’s Creative and Performing Arts School took to the stage to send out a “call for help” as the magnet school faces a possible $550,000 cut in its budget.

11/28/2011

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