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CEO Out, Checks & Balances Implemented At Urban Pathways Charter School

A KD investigation exposed wasteful spending of taxpayer dollars at the Urban Pathways Charter School.

03/19/2014

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School Board Mulls Decision To End Dance Early After Twerking

A western Pennsylvania school board was reviewing the decision to end a booster club-sponsored dance early after a chaperone reported students were doing the sexually suggestive dance known as twerking.

02/21/2014

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Pittsburgh Public Schools Facing Tough Decisions

Pittsburgh Public Schools are running an $18 million dollar budget and could be broke in two years without dramatic cuts.

02/05/2014

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Pittsburgh School Board Brainstorms Possible Future Uses Of August Wilson Center

Pittsburgh School Board member Mark Brentley told the conservator appointed by the courts to handle a possible sale of the August Wilson Center that at least an ad hoc committee of the board is interested in finding out what it would take to buy the facility.

01/31/2014

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Pittsburgh Public School Board Rejects Selling Some Vacant Properties

The Pittsburgh Public School District is $20 million in the hole and will become bankrupt in 2016 if the situation is not addressed.

01/29/2014

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Baldwin-Whitehall School Board Eliminates Controversial District Job

In a 9 to 0 vote tonight, the Baldwin-Whitehall School Board tonight decided to eliminate the job of Assistant to the Superintendent.

12/11/2013

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Hundreds Show Up To School Board Meeting After Controversial Resignation

Hundreds of people showed up Wednesday night to the Baldwin-Whitehall school board meeting after the resignation of one of its members.

12/05/2013

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Lawmaker Calls For Charter School Accountability

The Urban Pathways Charter School Board met this week to discuss a KDKA Investigation’s findings of runaway spending. But they were in no talking mood with us.

11/15/2013

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FBI, Pittsburgh School Dist. Now Involved In Urban Pathways Investigation

The FBI and Pittsburgh Public School District are now involved with an investigation into misuse of taxpayer funds by Pittsburgh’s Urban Pathways Charter School.

11/11/2013

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Pa. Leads In Casino Tax Revenue, But Homeowners Find Little Relief

Pennsylvania may take in more casino tax dollars than Nevada, but have you seen your school property taxes go down as promised?

05/07/2013

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Parents Upset As Woodland Hills School District Considers Closing Elementary School

Fairless Elementary School in North Braddock could be on the chopping block come June 12 if the Woodland Hills School District votes to close it.

03/05/2013

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Student Allowed To Walk At Graduation, School Board Reverses Decision

A Monessen high school student who was banned from walking at his graduation ceremony will now get to walk with his classmates.

01/22/2013

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Parents Pack School Board Meeting Over Faculty Cuts

More than 100 people packed a school board meeting Monday night, pleading with members to reconsider controversial staff cuts.

01/21/2013

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Ohio School District To Arm Some Employees

A school district in Ohio says it plans to arm a few of its non-teaching employees with handguns.

KDKA-TV–01/11/2013

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Student Allegedly Banned From Graduation For Comments On Social Media

Graduation is a mixed bag of emotions for one local high school football player.

01/10/2013

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