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Pittsburgh Public Schools Superintendent Stepping Down

KDKA has learned that Dr. Linda Lane, who has been the calm superintendent of Pittsburgh’s Public Schools for the past five years, has decided to step down at the end of the school year.

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Pittsburgh Schools To Get $3M For Violence Study

The city’s federal prosecutor is set to announce a $3 million grant that will enable Pittsburgh Public Schools to study and combat violence.


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Law Enforcement Officials Receive Deserved Recognition

This morning in Oakland, law enforcement officers from all around southwestern Pennsylvania, including local, state, and federal were recognized.


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Pittsburgh Public Schools Launches ‘Be There’ Campaign

Back-to-school is a very busy time, but not just for students and teachers. Those who make the policy decisions are hard at work to give the kids the best shot at getting a quality education.


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Painting Brings $750,000 To Pittsburgh Public Schools

Pittsburgh Public Schools painting sold for $750,000 to bring money to the cash-strapped school district.


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Pittsburgh Public Schools Could Run Out Of Money In 2015

Pittsburgh Public Schools officials are concerned about the district’s future finances.


New Report Raises Concerns About Pittsburgh Public Schools

A new report is raising concerns about absenteeism in the Pittsburgh Public Schools.


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Former Pittsburgh School Police Chief Speaks Out

The former police chief for the Pittsburgh Public Schools is speaking out for the first time, calling the sex assault charges against a former school police officer “the tip of the iceberg.”


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Test Scores Drop In Pittsburgh Public Schools

The Pittsburgh Public Schools District had been making steady improvement, but the 2012 PSSA exams showed a decline in academic performance district-wide in both math and reading.


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Extra Mile Schools Succeed Where Others Fail

While city school struggle with a dropout rate of 50 percent, 96 percent of Extra Mile students graduate high school. Almost all go on to college, trade school or the military.


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Langley, Oliver Among Schools Slated To Close

The Pittsburgh Board of Education approved a realignment plan that calls for school closures and job cuts. The district faces a projected $100 million budget deficit by the year 2015.


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Big Changes Possible For Pittsburgh Public Schools

Big changes are being proposed to save money in the Pittsburgh Public School District.


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Superintendent Mark Roosevelt: District’s Culture Has Changed

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The new year will bring new leadership for the Pittsburgh Public Schools. Superintendent Mark Roosevelt is off to a college presidency in Ohio. He was only here for five years, but brought […]