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 […]
In December, Sebastian Tomasits and his mother bought a Christmas tree and tied it to the roof of their car.
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.
It’s been a tough three years, Gov. Tom Corbett told legislators, but he’s putting Pennsylvania on the right track.
“Snow Days” are becoming a thing of the past at some local schools.
The first winter storm of 2014 scattered inches of snow across the area, but now bitterly cold temperatures have a grip on Pittsburgh.
The State Department of Education released the performance scores this month for every traditional, charter, cyber and technical school in Pennsylvania.
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.
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.
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Chris Moore talked to Terri Lee and Brittany Cheeks of Jehoshabeath Eli about strengthening North Side schools in Pittsburgh.
Schools across the nation should train selected staff members to carry weapons and should each have at least one armed security officer to make students safer and allow a quicker response to an attack, the director of a National Rifle Association-sponsored study said Tuesday.
Teachers in Texas and Ohio are now taking firearms training courses after the tragedy in Connecticut.
Children who come with the ability to interact with computer screens and basic keyboard knowledge find it much easier to learn in today’s classrooms.
KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek was joined on NewsRadio 1020 KDKA by Nate Benefield, a policy analyst for the Pa. Commonwealth Foundation to talk about there being more violence at academically failing schools.