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Chatham U. Alum: “Women’s Education” Something “Worth Preserving”

Chatham University is looking into going coed in order to save their dwindling enrollment numbers.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/11/2014

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Black History Month: Omega Dr. Carter G. Woodson Academy

A local chapter of a national fraternity — that was motivated by the challenges facing many black children — has created a useful program.

02/21/2014

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Teachers Union Opposes $40 Mil Grant’s New Evaluation System

Gathering in the cold, community leaders and parents called on the Pittsburgh Federation of Teachers to adopt high standards of evaluation — saying lower standards hurt teachers, parents.

02/17/2014

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Patrick Gallagher Named As Pitt’s New Chancellor

The University of Pittsburgh has chosen a new chancellor.

02/08/2014

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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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Corbett Proposes 2014 Budget Amidst Criticism From Democrats

It’s been a tough three years, Gov. Tom Corbett told legislators, but he’s putting Pennsylvania on the right track.

02/04/2014

Rob Pratte Celebrates Catholic Schools

Rob Pratte talks to Ron Zangaro, principal in waiting of Holy Family Academy about students participating in work-study programs that allow them to recieve a Catholic education as well as gaining valuable work experience to prepare them for life outside of the classroom.

01/30/2014

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Pittsburgh Public School Board Rejects Selling Some Vacant Properties

The Pittsburgh Public School District is $20 million in the hole and will become bankrupt in 2016 if the situation is not addressed.

01/29/2014

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Pittsburgh Public Schools First Up In Statewide Education Audit

Any way you do the math, Pittsburgh Public Schools, as well as some suburban schools, are seriously in danger of a flunking grade in financial health.

01/27/2014

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Movement Underway To End Forced Busing In Woodland Hills

The creation of the Woodland Hills School District spawned protests and required the forced busing of minority students.

01/15/2014

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Peduto Asks Gates Foundation For More Time To Save School Grant

Mayor Bill Peduto says he’s asking the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for more time to save a $40 million grant for Pittsburgh Public Schools.

01/09/2014

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Pitt Engineering Gets A Jolt With New Power Lab

It seems everyday there is a new gizmo or gadget that is supposed to make life easier or better — and most of those devices run on electricity.

01/09/2014

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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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Brashear HS Students Break Through Language Barrier As Nepali Population Grows

Tenth grade student Shubunam Magar pays close attention in her English Language class.

12/27/2013

Pa. Dept. Of Education Releases School Scores

The State Department of Education released the performance scores this month for every traditional, charter, cyber and technical school in Pennsylvania.

12/26/2013

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