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Public Education Going the Way of Netscape Navigator? Common Core, Bill Gates and BATs

Kevin Walsh | Posted 03.31.2014 | Education
Kevin Walsh

Let's take a look at the authors of the robust, globally-competitive, chicken-in-every-pot plan -- probably some teachers, right?

Pittsburgh Schools Superintendent Turns Down $20,000 Pay Raise

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Eleanor Chute | Posted 12.25.2012 | Education

Pittsburgh Public Schools Superintendent Linda Lane tonight turned down a pay raise again. For calendar 2012, Ms. Lane was awarded a $15,000 pay incr...

Joy Resmovits

U.S. Education Secretary Rides 'The Magic School Bus'

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 11.07.2011 | Education

PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan kicked off his three-day Great Lakes bus tour here, in a city he calls a national model for...

Plan To Close 7 Pittsburgh Schools Draws Negative Feedback

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review | Jodi Weigand | Posted 10.24.2011 | Education

The Pittsburgh Public Schools board on Monday held the first of at least seven public hearings on the administration's plan to close seven schools. ...