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Pittsburgh Public School District

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Dr. Lane Gives State Of The Pittsburgh Public School District Report

The superintendent of Pittsburgh Public Schools released her “state of the district” report Wednesday morning.

12/04/2013

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Founder Of Local School’s Anti-Bullying Program Steps Down

He’s become a polarizing figure. The founder of an anti-bullying program at Mifflin Elementary School is now criminally charged with fraud and theft for misappropriation of funds.

08/20/2013

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KD Investigation Gets Action: School Recycling

The Pittsburgh Public School District generates thousands of tons of recyclable waste every year, but environmentalist David Hughes suspects only a small portion of that actually gets recycled.

06/25/2013

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Pittsburgh School Superintendent Talks Security At Local Schools

When a gunman killed 20 students and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., Pittsburgh Public Schools Superintendent Linda Lane says her first thoughts — Pittsburgh.

12/20/2012

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City School Board Approves Budget, Puts Off Tax Hike

The Pittsburgh School Board approved a budget for city schools Wednesday night, but postponed action on raising property taxes, as recommended by Superintendent Dr. Linda Lane.

12/20/2012

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A-Plus Schools’ Report For City Students “Disheartening, Disappointing” For Superintendent

The news is not good when it comes to the academic achievement of students in Pittsburgh Public Schools. The A-Plus Schools’ annual report was released Monday.

11/12/2012

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Local Leaders Celebrate Another Successful Year For Pittsburgh Promise

The Pittsburgh Promise released its fourth annual progress report today. In addition to highlighting some of the program’s success, leaders announced a new initiative to bring Latinos into the city.

09/27/2012

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New Details Emerge In Alleged Assault Case Involving School Officer

There are new details in the ongoing sex assault case involving a Pittsburgh Public Schools police officer.

09/06/2012

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Pittsburgh Public School Students Go Back To Class

It was back to class today for Pittsburgh Public Schools, but the first day of school comes after some major changes in the district including the closing of several schools.

08/30/2012

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Superintendent Talks Back To Class For Pittsburgh Public Schools

KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk Pittsburgh Public School’s Superintendent Dr Linda Lane about what students and parents can expect this year.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/30/2012

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School Board Votes To Fire Pittsburgh Public Schools Police Chief

After more than 15 years on the job, Pittsburgh Public Schools has fired its police chief.

08/23/2012

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Hill District Group Issues Ultimatum Over Educational Concerns

A group based in the Hill District, made up of parents, faith leaders and others, say the Pittsburgh Public School District is not giving their children a fair chance at academic excellence.

07/27/2012

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Provisional Layoff Notices Go Out In Pittsburgh School District

Retirements, resignations and buyouts made for a shorter furlough list, but what was announced today could still end up being the largest number of teacher layoffs in the history of the Pittsburgh Public Schools District.

05/31/2012

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Local Students Show Support For Trayvon Martin With “Hoodie Day”

The shooting death of a Florida teenager is a story that’s been in national headlines, and now students in Pittsburgh are showing their support today for Trayvon Martin.

03/30/2012

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Judge Considers Postponing Implementation Of Reassessments

An Allegheny County judge is considering postponing the implementation of the recent property reassessments, which have caused so much controversy. A hearing on the issue was held this morning in court.

01/05/2012

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