Dr. Linda Lane
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.
KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk Pittsburgh Public School’s Superintendent Dr Linda Lane about what students and parents can expect this year.
A former student says he was touched inappropriately by the suspended Pittsburgh Public Schools police officer who is now under investigation.
Hundreds of Pittsburgh Promise students are graduating from college, and to celebrate, Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl helped kick off a special community service effort.
KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to Pittsburgh Schools Superintendent Dr. Linda Lane about the school shooting in Chardon, Ohio.
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.
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.
A new study by the Rand Corporation found that the Pittsburgh Promise scholarship program is off to a solid start in its early years.
Today was the first day of school for Pittsburgh Public Schools. Dr. Linda Lane, superintendent, announced the district achieved Adequate Yearly Progress.
KDKA AM’s Larry Richert talks to Pittsburgh Public School’s Superintendent Dr. Linda Lane about the first day of school.
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.
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.
Throughout the day, employees at the main administration building of the Pittsburgh Public Schools got grim news.
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.
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.