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Pennsylvania Senator Pushing For Teachers To Carry Firearms

State Sen. Don White (R-Indiana), presented the Senate Education Committee with a bill that would allow teachers, and other school staff members to bring their guns to work.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–09/18/2014

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First Day Of School Postponed As East Allegheny Teachers Strike

Tuesday was supposed to be the first day of school in the East Allegheny School District.

09/01/2014

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STEM Education: The Campaign To Recruit STEM Educators

The number of jobs in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) is growing at a rate nearly double that of non-STEM jobs. To train this workforce of the near future, the United States needs an army of teachers highly trained in science, math, and technology.

08/27/2014

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‘No Fake Math,’ Raytheon Math Heroes Make Numbers Real For Students

Teacher support is key to all of these efforts, which is why Raytheon is interested in rewarding educators who go the extra mile to get students excited.

08/27/2014

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Riverview School District Bolsters Safety Plans, Offers Staff Critical Response Training

OAKMONT (KDKA) — As kids head back to school, some teachers are perfecting their lesson plans and decorating their classrooms. Others are learning how to take down an armed intruder. KDKA got an exclusive inside […]

08/21/2014

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5 Back To School Things Teachers Would Love Your Help With

Seasoned instructors share the essentials for your child’s transition back to the classroom.

07/21/2014

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O’Connor Makes Surprise Proclamation For Local Teachers

Teaching can sometimes be a thankless job given the long hours and countless tests and papers to read.

05/12/2014

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NCEA Convention Draws Cardinal Wuerl, Thousands Of Educators To Town

The National Catholic Educational Association Convention and Expo is expected to draw thousands of Catholic educators from across the county to Pittsburgh.

04/22/2014

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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

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