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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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Conn. Shooting Has Local School Districts Re-Evaluating Security Policies

The shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut has set off discussions at local schools about security.

12/17/2012

Pittsburgh Public Schools Hand Out Over $2 Million In Bonuses

Pittsburgh Public Schools are giving out more than $2 million in bonuses. According to our news partners at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, teachers and union workers at 10 schools showing growth in student achievement received the bonuses.

11/19/2012

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Public Education Funding In Danger Of Falling Off Fiscal Cliff

As lawmakers debate what to do about the impending fiscal cliff, we’re starting to get a better understanding of just what is at stake, including education.

11/15/2012

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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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School Cop To Stand Trial For Sexual Assault

A former Pittsburgh schools police officer, accused of sexually assaulting students, appeared in court today and faced his accusers before he was ordered for trial.

10/19/2012

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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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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.”

09/20/2012

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Judge Sets Ex-Pittsburgh Public Schools Officer’s Bail At $1 Million

The former Pittsburgh Public Schools police officer who is accused in connection with the sexual assaults of students made his first appearance before a judge Thursday.

09/20/2012

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Pittsburgh School Police Officer Arrested

A Pittsburgh school police officer accused of sexually abusing students back in the late 1990s has been arrested. Robert Lellock, 43, was taken into custody Wednesday afternoon. He faces nearly 20 counts involving four alleged victims.

09/20/2012

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Accused Pittsburgh School Police Officer To Resign

A Pittsburgh School Police officer is planning to resign. The Pittsburgh Public School Board is reportedly planning a meeting where School Police Officer Robert Lellock can turn in his resignation.

09/17/2012

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School In Beechview Facing Another Bed Bug Problem

The Pittsburgh Beechwood PreK-5 school in Beechview will be treated with pesticides on Saturday after school officials found a bed bug on a student recently.

09/07/2012

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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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Concerns Over Lack of School Bus Transportation

The new school year is bringing new frustrations for some parents in Pittsburgh city schools. Parents are concerned because their children have to walk through rough areas to get to school.

08/31/2012

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