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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.


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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.

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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.


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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.


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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.

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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.


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KD Investigation: Superintendent Salaries On The Rise

Schools are being closed, teachers are being laid off and programs are being cut as more school districts struggle with budget shortfalls. However, a KDKA investigation found that the pay and compensation for school superintendents in the region is quickly on the rise.


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Report: Pittsburgh Promise Off To A Solid Start

A new study by the Rand Corporation found that the Pittsburgh Promise scholarship program is off to a solid start in its early years.



Pittsburgh Public Schools Reach Important Milestone

Today was the first day of school for Pittsburgh Public Schools. Dr. Linda Lane, superintendent, announced the district achieved Adequate Yearly Progress.


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Pittsburgh Public Schools Return Today

KDKA AM’s Larry Richert talks to Pittsburgh Public School’s Superintendent Dr. Linda Lane about the first day of school.

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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.


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Superintendent: Not Lowering Standards For Student Athletes

Chris Moore talks with Dr. Linda Lane, Superintendent of Pittsburgh Public Schools, about School Board Member Mark Brentley’s charge that the District is lowering academic standards for student athletes to allow them to continue playing sports.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/26/2011

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Pittsburgh Public Schools Lays Off More Than 100 Employees

Throughout the day, employees at the main administration building of the Pittsburgh Public Schools got grim news.


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Pittsburgh Public Schools To Cut Administration Jobs

The Pittsburgh Public Schools District is scheduled to see some deep cuts. It means the loss of millions of dollars in funding and the loss of a lot of jobs.


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Pittsburgh Schools Supt. Proposes Cuts To Capital Spending

Pittsburgh Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Linda Lane presented her budget to the school board on Wednesday night. It includes a 75 percent cut to capital spending.