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Woodland Hills High School Tour

Mike Pintek’s high school tours have taken him around the city and today he’s in Woodland Hills!

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/14/2013

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Report: PSU Tried To Interest Rice In Head Job

An aide to former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice says she was approached by a firm helping Penn State look for a new president but she was not interested, a newspaper reported Friday.

11/09/2013

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Slippery Rock University Limits Faculty Cuts

Slippery Rock University is having an easier time dealing with financial issues compared to the other 13 State System of Higher Education schools.

11/03/2013

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Sewickley Academy Teacher Fired, Under Federal Investigation

A Sewickley Academy teacher is under a federal investigation, after inappropriate conduct also cost him his job.

10/28/2013

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Council Considers School Closings Moratorium

It’s not their decision to make — but city council wants a moratorium on school closings in Pittsburgh.

10/14/2013

Pa. Education Officials Release School Performance Data

Pennsylvania education officials have released performance scores for nearly all of the state’s 3,200 traditional, charter, cyber and technical schools.

10/04/2013

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Elementary School Seeing Double As Twins Take Over Kindergarten

Twins make up 20 percent of the kindergarten class at Burchfield Elementary School in Allison Park.

09/24/2013

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New Donors Bring More Scholarships To Pittsburgh Promise

The Pittsburgh Promise today announced the Grable Foundation has pledged an additional $5 million to the scholarship program, bringing its total gift to $10 million and the amount raised by the Promise to about $167.2 million.

09/24/2013

New Castle Area School District Classroom

State Issues New Grading System For School Performance

A report card on all public schools in Pennsylvania will be issued Sept. 30, the state’s Secretary of Education announced Wednesday morning.

09/18/2013

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Pennsylvania Introduces New Academic Standards, Graduation Requirements

Graduation day is a time for joy, a time for tears, and a time you want to believe that your kid is ready for a career or college.

09/13/2013

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Pittsburgh Catholic Schools Hoping To Grow

The kids are back in school, settling into their routine.

09/12/2013

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Parents, Students Wait As Shaler Teachers Threaten Strike

A teacher’s strike is looming.

08/26/2013

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Pittsburgh Thriving While Detroit’s Economy Dives

It’s a tale of two cities — with two very different outcomes.

08/02/2013

Pittsburgh Public Schools Looking For Feedback

Have something to say about your school?

08/02/2013

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Science Program Drops Giant Slinky From PPG Building

A camera crew gears up. Barricades are at the ready. Something’s coming down in PPG Plaza.

07/23/2013

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