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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 Police Have Few Minority Recruits

Amid the strains of “America the Beautiful,” 26 police recruits marched into the graduation ceremony ready to embark on a career to protect and serve.

07/12/2013

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Bus Crash Survivor Speaks At Seton Hill U. Commencement

There was a special commencement address Saturday for students at Seton Hill University.

05/11/2013

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Local High School Holds Early Graduation For Military Dad’s Daughter

Jim Burchfield, of the Bethel Park area, is a major in the U.S. Marine Corps. He is shipping out tonight to Afghanistan. But he will be taking along a once-in-a-lifetime memory: his daughter’s high school graduation.

04/02/2013

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Student Allowed To Walk At Graduation, School Board Reverses Decision

A Monessen high school student who was banned from walking at his graduation ceremony will now get to walk with his classmates.

01/22/2013

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Monessen School Board Stands By Vote, Former QB Will Not Walk At Graduation

There are two contentious sides to an unusual case in Westmoreland County. Supporters of former Monessen High School quarterback Chazus Rawlins urged school board to reverse a controversial decision.

01/15/2013

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Student Allegedly Banned From Graduation For Comments On Social Media

Graduation is a mixed bag of emotions for one local high school football player.

01/10/2013

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Think Again About Serving Alcohol At High School Grad Parties

KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek talks to the Director of Lawyer Referral for the Allegheny County Bar Association, Whitney Hughes.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/04/2012

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Community Service Effort Celebrates Pittsburgh Promise Graduates

Hundreds of Pittsburgh Promise students are graduating from college, and to celebrate, Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl helped kick off a special community service effort.

05/31/2012

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DUI and Defensive Driving for Teens

KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to driving and DUI experts about how to teach young drivers responsibility behind the wheel.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/17/2012

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Security Stepped Up At Pitt Commencement, Grads Praised For Resiliency

It was graduation day for the Class of 2012 at the University of Pittsburgh Sunday. Security was taken to a new level during Pitt’s Commencement Convocation at the Petersen Events Center.

04/29/2012

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Marine Ordered To Wear Cap, Gown For High School Graduation

A local Marine wore a cap and gown instead of her uniform dress blues during her high school graduation ceremony after all.

06/10/2011

Troy Polamalu’s “Student Of The Year” Award

After graduating, Steelers star Troy Polamalu is now hoping to inspire other students to excel in school.

05/13/2011