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UPMC Protestors Gather Downtown For 2nd Straight Day

For the second straight day, hundreds gathered outside the headquarters of UPMC in downtown Pittsburgh.

03/04/2014

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Workers, Activists Target UPMC Offices

An estimated 300 workers and bused-in labor activists tied up Pittsburgh traffic when they marched downtown to rally outside the corporate offices of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

03/03/2014

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Beaver Co. School Board Comes Under Fire For Revoking Teachers’ Contract

BEAVER FALLS (KDKA) — The decision to revoke a new teachers’ union contract in a local school district has resulted in a public outcry. There was a school board meeting Thursday night where the district […]

02/21/2014

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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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Teacher Drug Testing Bill Advances In Harrisburg

Teachers on drugs is a growing problem, says one official who wants to stop it.

12/17/2013

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Slippery Rock University Limits Faculty Cuts

Slippery Rock University is having an easier time dealing with financial issues compared to the other 13 State System of Higher Education schools.

11/03/2013

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Shaler Students Head Back To School

After school was delayed during a teacher’s strike, Shaler students are going back to school today.

09/13/2013

Pittsburgh Public Schools Looking For Feedback

Have something to say about your school?

08/02/2013

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Education Advocates Protest Funding Cuts In Harrisburg

Hundreds of teachers and public school supporters rallied in Harrisburg Tuesday afternoon hoping to stall school closings and layoffs this fall.

06/25/2013

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Pitt School Of Education Teaching Prospective Teachers Old-Fashion Standards

A Mount Lebanon chorus director turned himself in Friday to face charges of sending-sexually explicit texts to a male student for two years, and even beyond graduation.

03/08/2013

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Despite Progress, No Union Deal For State University Faculty Yet

Pennsylvania higher education officials and the union representing state university faculty are reporting progress at the bargaining table.

01/05/2013

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Monday’s KDKA Afternoon News: Dec. 17, 2012

Just in case you were busy Monday, or wanted to hear a segment of Monday’s KDKA Afternoon News one more time, here’s a recap of the highlights.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–12/17/2012

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Digital Debate: Teamster’s Hoffa & Amway Heir DeVos: Clash Over Unions!

James P. Hoffa and Dick DeVos have vastly differing views of unions, which is why in this heated political climate battles are raging across America over unions in Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, Michigan, California and other states, the two took time to participate in CBS Local Digital Debate.

10/29/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum Obama/Romney: Square Off Over Education and Energy

Today on the CBS Local forum, Romney and Obama were asked: What will you do to make the U.S. more energy independent?

10/12/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum Obama/Romney: Debating Cities and Education

When it comes to America’s future, the issue of education rises to the top for many which is why Obama and Romney were asked to weigh in on it as well.

10/11/2012

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