Schools are being closed, teachers are being laid off and programs are being cut as more school districts struggle with budget shortfalls. However, a KDKA investigation found that the pay and compensation for school superintendents in the region is quickly on the rise.
Pittsburgh Montessori PreK-8 is closed today while cleaning crews work to disinfect the building after a likely outbreak of norovirus. Officials say a high volume of both staff and students have become ill.
KDKA Radio’s Robert Mangino talks to Tom Gentzel, Executive Director of the Pennsylvania School Board Association, about the ongoing debate of school vouchers for the students of the commonwealth. Listen to Robert Mangino every weeknight from […]
The United States Education Secretary’s message was the link between education and the economy as he kicked off a three-day bus tour right here in Pittsburgh.
Looking for reliable, affordable childcare in the hours between the time school lets out and the workday ends? Many Pittsburgh agencies and organizations offer quality programs across the city that provide a safe place for kids and helps supplements their education.
Ever heard of the “September Spike?” Every year, it happens around the third week of September. It’s when cases of asthma increase in local schools.
Is your child ready for kindergarten — or should you wait a year before enrolling him or her? One expert explains what to look for in your child to help make that sometimes difficult decision.
Kindergarten is not legally required in Pennsylvania, so the University of Pittsburgh has started community efforts to help increase enrollment and make sure kids are in the classroom by the first day of school.
Rain’s in the forecast… but that doesn’t mean you have to stay home with the kids and be bored! There are some great places in and around the Pittsburgh area to have a blast on […]
The Pennsylvania House of Representatives has voted to amend the state budget, restoring hundreds of millions of dollars to education.
Chase away the rainy day blues! There are some great places in and around the Pittsburgh area to have a blast on a rainy, cloudy day. Here are eight suggestions where an elementary school-aged child can find some fun!
SHADY SIDE (KDKA) – Schools are constantly evaluating new ways to educate our kids. However, a trip to the Amazon rain forest is taking distance learning to a whole new level. For some lucky students […]
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Health Department inspects school cafeterias just like they inspect restaurants for health violations. While many school cafeterias are safe and sanitary, KDKA’s Paul Martino found others with critical health code violations […]
Butch Santicola of the PSEA talks to Mike Pintek about the possibility of an extended school year. Butch says teachers are willing to listen to any plan that is presented.
Kids need fuel to start their day right as they head off to school, so Larry and John talk to nutritionist Leslie Bonci about breakfast for your little students.