Kindergarten

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Mother: Kindergartener Put Gun In Backpack To Keep Little Brother Safe

The mother of a kindergarten student who brought a loaded gun to Aliquippa Elementary School on Monday morning is now speaking out.

08/27/2014

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Superintendent: Loaded Gun Found In Aliquippa Kindergartener’s Backpack

An investigation is underway in Beaver County after school officials say a weapon was found in a kindergarten student’s backpack.

08/26/2014

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Penn Hills Kindergarten Students Collecting For A Pajama Drive

With Thanksgiving less than a week away, a lot of organizations are gathering food and donations for those in need. But in Penn Hills, some students are collecting something else.

11/22/2013

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Elementary School Seeing Double As Twins Take Over Kindergarten

Twins make up 20 percent of the kindergarten class at Burchfield Elementary School in Allison Park.

09/24/2013

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Local Mom Claims 5-Year-Old Was Sexually Assaulted By Classmates

A mother in the Highlands School District claims her 5-year-old daughter was sexually assaulted by two kindergarten classmates in the cafeteria at Fawn Primary Center.

06/07/2013

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Donations Result In Summer Reading Books For City Kindergarteners

Summer break is just days away for students of the Pittsburgh City School District. While students will be out of the classroom, they will still be learning thanks to a generous donation to the district’s kindergarteners.

06/06/2013

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‘Redshirting Kindergarteners’ Becoming A Growing Trend

There’s a growing trend where parents are holding their children back to start kindergarten when they’re older. Whether it’s for academic, athletic or social reasons, many parents think that by being older, their kids will have an edge.

06/11/2012

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6-Year-Old Boy Left On Baldwin School Bus

Six-year-old Lasearen Rucker, who is in kindergarten, says the only thing he could think to do was “follow the light” when he woke up in the Baldwin Whitehall School District bus garage.

01/05/2012

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Is Your Child Ready For Kindergarten?

Is your child ready for kindergarten — or should you wait a year before enrolling him or her? One expert explains what to look for in your child to help make that sometimes difficult decision.

08/26/2011

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Community Outreach Eases Transition To Kindergarten

Kindergarten is not legally required in Pennsylvania, so the University of Pittsburgh has started community efforts to help increase enrollment and make sure kids are in the classroom by the first day of school.

08/25/2011

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Education Takes Major Hit In Approved Pa. Budget

Where Governor Corbett and Republicans made their cuts has sparked controversy, especially among educators who say children are being unfairly targeted.

06/30/2011

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Local Schools Might Lose Funding For Full Day Kindergarten

While their children colored, parents in the McKeesport Area School District registered their children for full-day kindergarten.

05/06/2011

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