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Pittsburgh Public Schools To Provide Free Lunches To All Students

When students return to the Pittsburgh Public Schools for the coming year, they will get something many students in other school districts won’t get.

08/20/2014

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Free iTunes App Designed To Help Pa. Students Pass Keystone Exams

Jessica Schuster Papariello has been teaching biology for nearly 10 years at the Fox Chapel Area High School, and she was part of the state’s Department of Education team to develop a new Apple iTunes application to help students prepare for the Keystone Exams.

08/19/2014

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New Pitt Chancellor Takes Over

The University of Pittsburgh has a new chancellor.

08/01/2014

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$40M Education Grant Could Be Saved By State’s Ruling

Teacher evaluations are at the center of billionaire Bill Gates’ effort to improve public education in America.

07/29/2014

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Wolf: Wealthy Should Pay More To Cut School Taxes

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf says he’d look to increase income taxes on Pennsylvania’s higher earners to expand the state’s share of public education funding.

07/26/2014

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5 Back To School Things Teachers Would Love Your Help With

Seasoned instructors share the essentials for your child’s transition back to the classroom.

07/21/2014

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CCBC Air Traffic Controller Students Rejected By FAA Over New Hiring Process

Some students at a local school that trains air traffic controllers are getting bad news: rejections from the FAA because of a new way of hiring.

07/11/2014

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Sneak Peek Inside New Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic High School

One by one, Catholic schools in Pittsburgh close their doors, as declining enrollments take their toll.

07/09/2014

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Wolf Says He Will Raise Certain Taxes

Last month, Republican incumbent Gov. Tom Corbett leveled this charge against his Democratic challenger Tom Wolf.

06/19/2014

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Local Schools Closing As Enrollment Declines

Several local schools are closing because of declining enrollment.

06/15/2014

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Survey Paints Bleak Picture Of Pa. School Funding

A survey of the financial condition of Pennsylvania’s public schools shows a discouraging pattern of property-tax increases, cutbacks in school programs and employee layoffs.

06/05/2014

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Pa. Cyber School Founder Files Motion To Have Charges Thrown Out

He created an empire — a revolution in cyber education. But federal prosecutors say instead of serving cyber students, Nick Trombetta siphoned off $8 million in taxpayer dollars to fund his own lavish lifestyle.

06/04/2014

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Brashear High School’s AP Courses Featured In “The New York Times”

Advanced placement classes were once reserved for gifted students only. But Brashear High School has opened the door to others, as long as they are willing to work.

05/08/2014

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Chatham University Trustees Vote To Admit Men To Undergraduate College

The Board of Trustees at Chatham University has voted to approve the admission of men to its undergraduate college for the first time in its 145-year-old history.

05/01/2014

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Local Students Learn Important Lessons While Raising, Releasing Trout

The waters of Peters Creek pass through a quiet corner of South Park as four Baldwin-Whitehall school buses roll into a nearby parking lot.

04/25/2014

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