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Pa. Legislator’s Bill Would Require “In God We Trust” In Public Schools

Should “In God We Trust” be posted in public school buildings? That’s what a bill introduced by a suburban Pittsburgh legislator would require.

11/13/2013

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Council Considers School Closings Moratorium

It’s not their decision to make — but city council wants a moratorium on school closings in Pittsburgh.

10/14/2013

New Castle Area School District Classroom

State Issues New Grading System For School Performance

A report card on all public schools in Pennsylvania will be issued Sept. 30, the state’s Secretary of Education announced Wednesday morning.

09/18/2013

New Castle Area School District Classroom

Pa. Auditor General: State Failure To Reimburse Means Charter Schools Hurt Public Schools

An audit by state Auditor General Eugene DePasquale found school districts are hurting financially because Governor Corbett and the legislature no longer reimburse school districts when their students attend charter schools. KDKA’s Jon Delano has the story.

09/13/2013

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Education Advocates Protest Funding Cuts In Harrisburg

Hundreds of teachers and public school supporters rallied in Harrisburg Tuesday afternoon hoping to stall school closings and layoffs this fall.

06/25/2013

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Opinion: Stop, Michelle Obama! The Children Are Hungry

In recent decades, the government has taken to feeding needy children to combat the negativity of trying to learn while being hungry. Now, with new Obama administration regulations on school lunches, we have a government that is causing hunger.

09/26/2012

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‘School Choice’ Program Gains Traction In Harrisburg

Right now, if parents choose to send their children to private or parochial schools, they must pay for that education and still pay taxes to fund their local public schools.

06/23/2011

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