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Pittsburgh School Board extends Lane's contract three years

THREE MORE YEARS—The Pittsburgh School Board extended Superintendent Linda Lane’s contract for three more years.

 

 


Last week Pittsburgh Public Schools unveiled a new district website, changing the way parents, teachers, and students access information. But some things in the district won’t be changing in the near future. On March 20, the Board of E

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  • Written by The New Pittsburgh Courier
  • Category: Pittsburgh

History Center host special panel on the Women’s Liberation Movement

ALMA SPEED FOX former executive director of the NAACP (1966-71).

 

 

 

The personal became political for American women in the 1960s—the Equal Rights Amendment, Equal Pay Action, Title VII, Griswold v. Connecticut Supreme Court, and the National Organization for Women all contributed to changing gender roles and sexual identities. In 1968, the nation s

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  • Written by The New Pittsburgh Courier
  • Category: Pittsburgh

Harper indicted, to plead guilty

 

 


On March 22 after a 36-year career with the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police, former Police Chief Nathan Harper was indicted by a federal grand jury on five counts for conspiracy, theft of public funds and tax evasion.
“We (PBP) are saddened to learn of the Federal indictments against former Police Chief Nathan E. Harper,” said a statement released by

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  • Category: Pittsburgh

Board extends Pittsburgh superintendent's contract

LINDA LANE

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The contract of Pittsburgh schools superintendent Linda Lane has been extended through June 2016.

The board voted 7-1 on Wednesday to approve the extension. It calls for Lane to make at least $200,000 a year, but she can earn as much as $265,000 by the end of the contract if she meets performance standards.

The

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  • Written by The New Pittsburgh Courier
  • Category: Pittsburgh