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High Demand For School Resource Officers – Necessary or Over Reaction

School resource officers are in high demand. Is it really necessary or is it an over reaction to recent tragedies?

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/08/2014

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Local Schools Closing As Enrollment Declines

Several local schools are closing because of declining enrollment.

06/15/2014

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Bill Wants “In God We Trust” Posted In Pa. Schools

In most schools, the priority right now is trying to keep the children focused for the last few days of school.

06/03/2014

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Local Parent Hoping To Change Law, Get EpiPens In Pa. Schools

Every three minutes, a food allergy sends someone to the emergency room.

04/30/2014

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Drilling Under Schools, Parks Working In Parts Of Washington Co.

When the Mars School Board voted the idea down, it drew applause.

04/24/2014

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Lawmakers Take Aim At Zero Tolerance Policies After KD Investigation

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Have zero tolerance polices gone too far? A Pittsburgh high school student forgets he has a box cutter in his pocket after cutting a Christmas tree off the family car and sets […]

02/26/2014

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Parents Question Schools’ Zero Tolerance Policies

In December, Sebastian Tomasits and his mother bought a Christmas tree and tied it to the roof of their car.

02/25/2014

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Teachers Union Opposes $40 Mil Grant’s New Evaluation System

Gathering in the cold, community leaders and parents called on the Pittsburgh Federation of Teachers to adopt high standards of evaluation — saying lower standards hurt teachers, parents.

02/17/2014

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Corbett Proposes 2014 Budget Amidst Criticism From Democrats

It’s been a tough three years, Gov. Tom Corbett told legislators, but he’s putting Pennsylvania on the right track.

02/04/2014

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Snow Days Being Replaced By Cyber Days

“Snow Days” are becoming a thing of the past at some local schools.

01/08/2014

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Frigid Temperatures Set In, Schools Close

The first winter storm of 2014 scattered inches of snow across the area, but now bitterly cold temperatures have a grip on Pittsburgh.

01/03/2014

Pa. Dept. Of Education Releases School Scores

The State Department of Education released the performance scores this month for every traditional, charter, cyber and technical school in Pennsylvania.

12/26/2013

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More Snow To Blanket The Area Tuesday

Pennsylvanians are getting ready to shovel snow from a modest storm early Tuesday, about a day after an icy mix delivered the first punch, closing schools and causing headaches for morning commuters.

12/09/2013

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EpiPens Now Available In Schools In 27 States

Sixteen states passed legislation this year making epinephrine available in school in case a child has a severe allergic reaction. This now brings the total to 27 states.

10/18/2013

Pittsburgh Public Schools Looking For Feedback

Have something to say about your school?

08/02/2013

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