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Threat Prompts Increased Police Presence At Mt. Lebanon High School

Students at one local school will notice an increased police presence at school this morning.

10/17/2014

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Is Competency-Based Learning The Future Of Education?

The traditional approach to formal education ties students to classrooms. Competency-based education programs grant credentials based on what a student knows.

10/13/2014

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‘Youth CareerConnect’ Grants Fund STEM Focused Programs

CareerConnect is a $107 million competition to redesign American education. The competition encourages local school districts and post-secondary institutions to develop STEM-focused programs that will graduate students with work-ready skills and knowledge.

09/29/2014

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Homecoming, Prom Proposals A Growing Trend Among High School Students

A phenomenon is sweeping through high schools where kids make a big production out of asking their date to homecoming or prom.

09/24/2014

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Top STEM High Schools In The Country & How They Are Making A Difference

With their rigorous curricula, highly trained teachers and multiple resources, these schools produce better results than traditional high schools in graduating students with STEM skills.

09/15/2014

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Teen Convicted In Steubenville Rape Case Back On Football Team

One of two Steubenville high school football players found guilty of raping a teenage girl is back on the football team.

08/11/2014

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Burrell Football Player’s Remembered At Candlelight Vigil

It was a somber night in Lower Burrell as the community came together to remember and memorialize a high school athlete who suddenly collapsed at football practice and later died.

08/08/2014

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Local Football Player Collapses, Later Dies

Students and the community are mourning the loss of a local high school football player.

08/07/2014

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Back To School Study Tips For Teens

Help your kids make the most of their time when they head back to school with these 5 study tips.

07/21/2014

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CLO Announces Gene Kelly Award Nominees

The nominations are out for the Pittsburgh CLO Gene Kelly Awards.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/07/2014

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Bullying, Dress Code Main Topics During McKeesport Area High School Tour

Mike Pintek makes his last stop on the high school tour to Mckeesport High School! Listen as they talk about their dress code, bullying, and the talented jazz band.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/24/2014

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Plum High School Creates Special 5th Annual Lip Dub

Pittsburgh area high schools are showing off their creativity by creating some really unique “lip dubs” and Plum has entered the competition.

04/08/2014

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Girls Of Steel Club Qualifies For Final Round Of Robotics Competition

Robotic arms corral a bouncing ball in a central arena as competitors give chase. Area high school teams square off in what is known as the “FIRST” Robotic Competition.

04/01/2014

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Should Private Schools Compete In Their Own League?

Mike Bariski, Athletic Director and Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach at Lincoln Park Performing Arts Charter School, stopped by the John Phillips Show on Sunday.

93-7 The Fan–03/24/2014

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Parents Question Schools’ Zero Tolerance Policies

In December, Sebastian Tomasits and his mother bought a Christmas tree and tied it to the roof of their car.

02/25/2014

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