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Study: Majority Of Parents Fear Schools, Buses, Making Their Kids Sick

It’s back to school time and a new survey shows parents are concerned about their children’s school cleanliness.

08/28/2015

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Wolf Veto Message Outlines Reasons He Rejected GOP’s Budget

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf’s veto message to state lawmakers says the budget they’ve just sent him doesn’t spend enough on education and will make the state’s deficit worse.

07/01/2015

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Gov. Wolf Visits CCAC As Part Of ‘Schools That Teach’ Tour

Gov. Tom Wolf is in town today, showing his support for our local schools.

03/10/2015

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Steel Valley Classes Cancelled, Teachers Prepared To Strike

Classes next week have been cancelled at the Steel Valley School District.

03/06/2015

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Lengthy Bus Routes Have Blairsville-Saltsburg District Parents Upset

Parents of students at a local school district are heated over busing routes.

02/05/2015

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Ohio Catholic Diocese Discourages ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

A Catholic diocese in Ohio is discouraging its schools from participating in the ice bucket challenge to benefit the ALS Association, citing its funding of research involving embryonic stem cells.

08/21/2014

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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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