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Pittsburgh is Kidsburgh. It's more than just a slogan; it's a growing movement with hundreds of partners in the Pittsburgh region who are doing their best to make this city the best on the planet for kids. To find out what's going on, check out our Focus on Kidsburgh and the website Pittsburgh is Kidsburgh.

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Tech literacy in practice

Homework for parents: How to prepare students for career success

How can we prepare girls for a future workplace that's increasingly global and technology-driven? Teach them the three essential skills for career success, say experts from The Ellis School.

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Pop Filter Hot Pick: Attack Theatre's Holiday Festival

Attack Theatre rings in the holiday season with a weekend of dance performances and seasonal merriment.

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'Tis the season for shopping local: 6 can't-miss holiday markets

Support Pittsburgh's arts-and-crafts entrepreneurs on Small Business Saturday and every day through the holidays. With so many choices for locally made gifts, you're sure to find a special something for everyone on your list.

Girls of Steel compete in the FIRST Robotics competition.

Planting the seed: Local organizations create opportunities for girls interested in STEM careers

In America, women are significantly underrepresented in science, technology, engineering and math fields, but several Pittsburgh organizations are working to change the statistics. Through mentorship and hands-on experience these local programs are working to pave the way for a more gender balanced generation of STEM professionals.

Lehr consults with a pregnant patient.

Making 'Burghers: How Pittsburgh innovates for pregnant women and babies

There are many reasons why it's great to have a family in Pittsburgh, not least of which are the many novel resources available to pregnant women and young children. From pharmacological research to the first milk bank in Pennsylvania, giving birth in the 'Burgh has never been better.
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