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Allegheny County Children's Fund working group to make recommendations to Fitzgerald

A working group charged with examining potentially creating a county-wide Children’s Fund to support early learning and out-of-school-time programs is aiming to present recommendations to Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald in September.

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Students from Pittsburgh attending International Congress of Youth Voices

Six area teenagers known for their commitment to activism and writing are in San Juan Puerto Rico as delegates to the International Congress of Youth Voices this month. The five-day conference will give the delegates

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With 'Hello Baby' officials aim to reach all babies born in Allegheny County -- with an algorithm targeting those most at risk

Roughly 13,000 babies are born every year in Allegheny County. County human services officials are working on an ambitious plan to reach out to the parents of all of them — shortly after they are born

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Woodland Hills Suspended Fewer Students By Using A Restorative Model

Suspensions among 4th-6th graders are down at Woodland Hills School District. That can be attributed, in part, to a restorative practice program created by the University of Pittsburgh, according to school district administrators. 

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Carnegie Mellon looks to expand its presence at Hazelwood Green

Carnegie Mellon University has announced plans to invest further in Hazelwood Green by acquiring 8.3 acres of property.

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CMU moves to boost its presence at Hazelwood Green with land acquisition

Carnegie Mellon University is doubling down on Hazelwood Green. The university has acquired options for 8.3 acres of land in a bid to significantly expand its presence at the Hazelwood site, the location of the former

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