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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

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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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Pick-A-Side: Who Is Your Favorite School Teacher?

08/27/2012

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Mon Bridge Opens In Mon-Fayette Express Project

Governor Corbett boarded a vintage car and was first to cross the impressive Mon River Bridge linking Washington and Fayette counties and two major sections of the Mon-Fayette Expressway.

08/02/2012

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Opinion: A Doctor’s Opinion Of Obamacare

Good, hard-working Americans shouldn’t be forced to contemplate leaving their chosen profession as they are with federal laws such as Obamacare.

07/09/2012

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Fire The Teachers, The Cops And The Firefighters?

Remember when Republicans praised first responders? Remember when Republicans where Leaving No Child Behind? There was a time, not so long ago, when the people who kept us safe and the people who educated our […]

06/12/2012

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City Public Schools See Marked Progress

A-Plus Schools has released its seventh annual report on public school progress in Pittsburgh and it appears things are looking up.

11/14/2011

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Local Teachers Make Concessions To Save Jobs, Programs

Local school districts are being hit hard by Gov. Tom Corbett’s proposed budget cuts. But rather than talking about what might happen, teachers in the Franklin Regional School District in Murrysville are doing something about it by making personal sacrifices.

06/10/2011

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Bill Would Ban Teachers Strikes

Director of Internal Organizing for the Pennsylvania State Education Association, Butch Santicola, joined KDKA Radio’s Robert Mangino to discuss a potential ban of teacher strikes.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/07/2011

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Steel Valley School District To Cut Teachers, Staff

Standing to lose nearly $2.5 million in state subsidies, Steel Valley has joined other school districts in making some hard decisions. They’re cutting teachers and staff.

05/25/2011

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