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Ask An Expert: Overcoming First Day Of School Jitters

Overcoming first day jitters — whether for kindergarten or a new school — all starts with the parents, according to two counselors who weigh in on the subject.

07/14/2015

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New Pennsylvania School Funding Formula Wins Panel’s OK

A bipartisan panel of state lawmakers and advisers to Gov. Tom Wolf gave unanimous approval Thursday to a new formula to distribute aid to Pennsylvania’s 500 public school districts, a model that would funnel more money to districts with rising enrollment and students whose families are deeper in poverty.

06/18/2015

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Rimersburg School Celebrates Student Who Has Never Missed A Day Of Class

It’s Awards Day at Union High School in Rimersburg. Among the students is Jared Buzard, of Sligo, as expected. He has never been absent from school. Ever.

05/26/2015

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Local Students Celebrating End Of 2015 School Year By Creating “Lip Dubs”

Pittsburgh area high schools are once again showing off their creativity by making unique “lip dubs” featuring hundreds of students from their schools.

05/21/2015

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Local High Schools Taking Annual Lip-Dup Tradition To New Levels

Many local school districts are now making annual lip-dub videos, which are a rolling lip sync of a song involving the entire student body in one continuous shot.

05/20/2015

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Seton-LaSalle HS Closed Due To Violent Threat

Officials closed Seton-LaSalle High School in Mt. Lebanon due to a violent threat.

04/08/2015

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Deal Reached At Steel Valley School District

A strike will not happen at the Steel Valley School District now that a tentative deal has been reached.

03/08/2015

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Haitian Earthquake Survivor Thriving At Pittsburgh College

Today marks the fifth anniversary of a massive earthquake in Haiti that killed thousands of people.

01/12/2015

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Trooper Gets Probation For Pepper Spraying Teen As Punishment

A Pennsylvania state trooper will serve six months’ probation in a first offenders’ program on charges he pepper-sprayed his girlfriend’s 13-year-old son because the boy stayed in bed instead of going to school.

01/12/2015

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Steel Valley School District To Use Apple Donation On iPad Technology Plan

A suburban Pittsburgh school district says it’ll use a six-figure donation from Apple Inc. to fund an iPad-based technology plan.

12/03/2014

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Local Preschoolers Help Set New World Record For Literacy

A total of 240 Pittsburgh pre-schoolers gathered in the West Lounge of Heinz Field Thursday morning.

10/30/2014

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Police Called After Girl, 15, Refuses To Surrender Knife At School

A 15-year-old girl has been taken into custody after Pittsburgh Public School officials say she had a knife at Oliver High School and refused to surrender the weapon until school police arrived.

10/29/2014

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Pittsburgh Promise’s Annual Report Shows Higher Graduation Rates

The Pittsburgh Promise has helped hundreds of local students go to college. Today, an annual report on the program was released to the community.

10/22/2014

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Mayor Cuts Ribbon On Hill District Charter School

Mayor Bill Peduto visited with student Marlene Burton minutes after they cut the ribbon Friday on the Hill House Passport Academy Charter School.

10/17/2014

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Threat Prompts Increased Police Presence At Mt. Lebanon High School

Students at one local school will notice an increased police presence at school this morning.

10/17/2014

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