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Pa. Education Officials Release School Performance Data

Pennsylvania education officials have released performance scores for nearly all of the state’s 3,200 traditional, charter, cyber and technical schools.

10/04/2013

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Shine A Light Campaign Aims To Curb Bullying

Nearly 160,000 children miss school every day due to fear of an attack or intimidation by other students.

10/02/2013

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Teen Hits Other Teen With Chair After Being Teased

A teen was taken to the hospital after getting hit with a chair by another teen at school.

09/30/2013

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Elementary School Seeing Double As Twins Take Over Kindergarten

Twins make up 20 percent of the kindergarten class at Burchfield Elementary School in Allison Park.

09/24/2013

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

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Pennsylvania Introduces New Academic Standards, Graduation Requirements

Graduation day is a time for joy, a time for tears, and a time you want to believe that your kid is ready for a career or college.

09/13/2013

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Pittsburgh Catholic Schools Hoping To Grow

The kids are back in school, settling into their routine.

09/12/2013

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Tentative Agreement Reached In Shaler Teacher Strike

A tentative settlement has been reached for by teachers and administrators in the Shaler Area School District.

09/11/2013

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Local Duo Delivers Anti-Bullying Message To Students

School districts across the region are also reaching out to teach kids messages about bullying. Two local performers are helping to deliver the message in a creative way.

08/28/2013

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Pittsburgh Public Schools Launches ‘Be There’ Campaign

Back-to-school is a very busy time, but not just for students and teachers. Those who make the policy decisions are hard at work to give the kids the best shot at getting a quality education.

08/26/2013

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Pa. School District Warns Students To Cover Up Yoga Pants

Students in a western Pennsylvania school district are breathing a sigh of relief after learning yoga pants haven’t been banned, but they are being told to cover them up.

08/14/2013

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Consumer Reports: Back To School Supplies

For many children, the start of school brings the excitement of shopping for school supplies.

07/26/2013

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Local Students Excited To Meet “The Fort”

Bailey Golvash, 10, was all smiles Tuesday. That’s because she’s the winner of a promotion event called “take the fort to school.”

05/21/2013

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‘Homeroom Heroes” Helps Get School Supplies to Needy Students

KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to The Education Partnership about the growing need for school supplies and how you can help.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/20/2013

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Sen. Casey Working To Stop Bullying In Schools

It’s a major problem in many school districts and on public playgrounds. Bullying not only harms the child, but can also lead to anti-social behavior that endangers others.

03/08/2013

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