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Education

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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Selected Schools Offer To ‘Take In’ Students Whose School Shut Abruptly

On Monday, Kylee Scott of Ford City was one of the students given 30 minutes notice that her school, Oakbridge Academy of the Arts, was closing its doors.

12/20/2013

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Teacher Drug Testing Bill Advances In Harrisburg

Teachers on drugs is a growing problem, says one official who wants to stop it.

12/17/2013

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Students In Shock Over Sudden School Closure

Some local college students in complete shock. Without prior warning, the students at a local arts college were told their school was shutting down.

12/17/2013

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Students Stumped By Sudden Closure Of Local College

It was like any other normal day at school for students at the Oakbridge Academy of Arts in Lower Burrell.

12/16/2013

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Baldwin-Whitehall School Board Eliminates Controversial District Job

In a 9 to 0 vote tonight, the Baldwin-Whitehall School Board tonight decided to eliminate the job of Assistant to the Superintendent.

12/11/2013

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Hundreds Show Up To School Board Meeting After Controversial Resignation

Hundreds of people showed up Wednesday night to the Baldwin-Whitehall school board meeting after the resignation of one of its members.

12/05/2013

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Pitt Fraternity Council Levies Fine On Frats With Freshmen Pledges With Low GPA

Fraternities at the University of Pittsburgh have no intention of becoming Delta House in the classic film Animal House.

12/04/2013

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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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Talks Break Down Between Teachers Union And District Over Evaluations

Pittsburgh Public Schools have become ground zero in a national debate over evaluating teachers.

12/03/2013

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High School Student Urges More Students To Follow Their Passions

We’re getting deep into the season of stress and anxiety.

12/02/2013

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Many Come Together, Call For More Testing On World AIDS Day

It wasn’t an offering of communion or a traditional service, even as the congregation sang.

12/02/2013

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Candidate For Gov. Proposes Free Tuition For Some College Students

Democratic U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz — running to replace Republican Gov. Tom Corbett — says students who get a two-year Associates Degree at community colleges should get free tuition for the remaining two years to get a Bachelor’s degree at one of Pennsylvania’s 14 state universities like California University, Indiana University, Slippery Rock or Clarion.

11/18/2013

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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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