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KD Investigates: Is Money Missing From Anti-Bullying Program?

Last spring Senator Bob Casey came to Mifflin Elementary School in Lincoln Place in praise of its anti-bullying program — as explained by student Caitlin Pistella.

07/22/2013

Steelers’ Woodley Stresses Importance Of Education To Kids

Being an All-Pro linebacker in a football crazy town like Pittsburgh has some benefits. Today, LaMarr Woodley visited with hundreds of school kids to share his story about why education is so important.

07/09/2013

Pittsburgh Guitars Having Beatles Show

Pittsburgh Guitars is hosting their Beatles Show to raise money for education.

07/07/2013

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Will Shorter School Year Save Money For Local District?

With money tight at local school districts, North Allegheny School Director Ralph Pagone has an idea — shorten the school year by a few days.

07/02/2013

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Pitt Chancellor Announces Retirement

University of Pittsburgh Chancellor Mark Nordenberg announced Friday that he is stepping down as chancellor of the university.

06/28/2013

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Education Advocates Protest Funding Cuts In Harrisburg

Hundreds of teachers and public school supporters rallied in Harrisburg Tuesday afternoon hoping to stall school closings and layoffs this fall.

06/25/2013

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Environmentalist: Pittsburgh Schools Don’t Recycle

David Hughes has lived next door to Minadeo School for decades and as an environmentalist it’s bothered him no end that the school apparently does not recycle.

06/24/2013

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Strengthening North Side Schools

Chris Moore talked to Terri Lee and Brittany Cheeks of Jehoshabeath Eli about strengthening North Side schools in Pittsburgh.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/23/2013

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Former PSU President Was Highest Paid Among Public Colleges

Former Penn State President Graham Spanier became the highest paid public college president of 2011-12 when he was forced out over his handling of the sex abuse scandal involving former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, according to a survey released Sunday.

05/12/2013

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30-Foot Deep Sinkhole Appears Near Penn Hills High School

Penn Hills students had to circumvent a narrow, but deep sinkhole Friday.

04/12/2013

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Students With Disabilities Build New Playground

From starting up and operating construction equipment, to digging and pouring concrete to install a new bench, one group of students is learning a lot.

04/12/2013

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Mellon Foundation Gives $37 Mil To CMU, Seton Hill

The Richard King Mellon Foundation has given $37 million to two western Pennsylvania universities.

04/05/2013

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Pitt School Of Education Teaching Prospective Teachers Old-Fashion Standards

A Mount Lebanon chorus director turned himself in Friday to face charges of sending-sexually explicit texts to a male student for two years, and even beyond graduation.

03/08/2013

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Local Student Surprised With Scholarship

Four years of “free” college tuition is every parent’s dream.

03/07/2013

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Public Education Could Take Big Hit From Sequestration

Sequestration is a fancy name for across-the-board federal budget cuts — and just about everything is affected.

02/25/2013

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