Some parents and children of the Pine Richland school district are upset, after classes were not canceled in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
A 5-year-old girl from Philadelphia was found early this morning after a state-wide Amber Alert was released Monday.
A Beaver County teenager is facing charges after police say he was spotted with a gun inside of a local mall.
KDKA-AM’s Larry Richert talks to Dr. Michael Panza, superintendent of the Sto-Rox Area School District, about he is doing at his schools in the wake of the shooting rampage.
The Friday Edition of the KDKA Afternoon News was completely devoted to covering the events of the Newtown, Conn. School Tragedy. Here’s what you missed:
A woman is in critical condition after a hit-and-run in Oakland Friday morning.
Pittsburgh Public Schools are giving out more than $2 million in bonuses. According to our news partners at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, teachers and union workers at 10 schools showing growth in student achievement received the bonuses.
The prettiness of the snow-capped hills of Preston County offers no hint of the hardships of the past 10 days.
KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk Pittsburgh Public School’s Superintendent Dr Linda Lane about what students and parents can expect this year.
High school students at Seton-La Salle Catholic are on the fast track on the information super highway. Going back to school was a little less painful as every student is getting a Google Chromebook.
After three months of pure bliss, it’s time to roll up the sleeves and get back to school and many are excited to get going this year.
KDKA-AM’s Larry and John talk to Shawn Houck, Safety Officer for PennDOT, about what the laws are when approaching school buses or crossing kids.
There’s a growing trend where parents are holding their children back to start kindergarten when they’re older. Whether it’s for academic, athletic or social reasons, many parents think that by being older, their kids will have an edge.
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.