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District officials now are uncertain whether Walter E. Wilson will fill the job because of recent revelations about his criminal record.
State Sen. Robert Tomlinson says some schools need greater flexibility to serve the higher education marketplace.
Paul Kasunich nearly hit a police cruiser Feb. 2 while driving under the influence on Mount Nebo Road on Feb. 2, police said at the time.
A survey of nearly 600 education leaders shows most want a predictable funding formula and most believe state school funding is inadequate.
Luminari has announced five scholarship awards for the non-profit organization's "I Want To Be An Ambassador!" camp this summer.
Rex would pay the district $1 million initially to allow the company to drill under district schools.
These students are going to the dogs — and cats — in new veterinary tech training program.
Students from the school band will march March 17, while drama students will take part in a workshop with Broadway actors and singers.
The plan also proposes renovating Allard and expanding Hyde school.
A middle school team won the large group prize, a $750 grant; an elementary team won a $500 grant in the small group contest.
After complaints about current busing firm First Student, the school board has put out a request on a new transportation vendor.
Heinz Endowments awards $82,000 to the school district.
Twin Rivers Intermediate School elects an unusual surface.
A mother claims the district is discriminating against her child due to his mental and physical disabilities.
Football players, cheerleaders, dancers and the mascot came Avonworth Elementary for Read Across America Day.
The district also plans to upgrade its swimming pool filtration system.
President Esther Barazzone faced a skeptical crowd of alumni and others, urging against making the undergraduate women's college coed.
The new exam will have math and evidence-based reading and writing as required sections worth 1,600 points and an optional essay.
The missing data includes names, home addresses, Social Security numbers and wage information, the university told employees in a letter.
The projects include work at Clapp Hall, the Cathedral of Learning and the Chevron Science Center.
Pittsburgh Woolslair K-5 on the Bloomfield-Lawrenceville border has a reprieve but is a case study in how much school closings might save.
Campus leaders will face what may be a contentious meeting of alumnae released figures showing traditional freshman enrollment has dropped.
Shelly Lough took the money to satisfy demands of an Ohio couple who threatened to turn over evidence of the relationship to her husband.
Officials said efforts continue to improve the quality of teaching, develop new evaluations for principals and get more spaces for pre-K.
The administration proposed eliminating the top three grade levels at Montessori PreK-8 in Friendship this fall.
The school earlier indicated one or more forums would be open to news media and that still may happen, spokesman Bill Campbell said.
To reach the goal, the IIE will focus on recruiting more low-income students and others who have not participated in high numbers.
Penn State president Rodney Erickson called Joab Thomas a brilliant scholar, a visionary leader and a true gentleman.
E. Gordon Gee has been attracting attention at West Virginia University ever since arriving in January.
The asking prices are based on three independent appraisals as well as a requirement that a sales price must cover remaining debt.
The state Department of Education, with help from some nonprofits and food retailers, is offering cash prizes for increased participation.
Although better outreach contributes to the rise in free lunches, most say the major factor is the economy, even in more affluent districts.
She feels her added duties would be a burden in addition to her current responsibilities.
The University of Pittsburgh chancellor questions the wisdom of some state-owned universities becoming state-related.
The university’s board of governors is expected to meet next week to vote on E. Gordon Gee’s retention.
The $4.5 million project will feature a black box theater, a rehearsal hall classroom, shop and support spaces, and administrative offices.
Gregroy Dell'Omo has been president at Robert Morris since 2005.
Gregory Dell'Omo, Robert Morris president since 2005, was in the running to replace Brother Michael McGiniss.
The gift will be used to help build a new academic hub named the David A. Tepper Quadrangle.
Some critics say the State System sets policies that prop up schools with weaker enrollments while slowing needed expansion elsewhere.
In recent years, Philadelphia has become a leading center for the academic study of sports.
The institute's approach of leaning on outside funding sources for survival is being recognized across the country.
The district brought in $6 million more in revenue than was spent.
The school is expected to reach capacity by 2015-16, and the student population is projected to grow by 38 percent over the next 10 years.
Some believe that teaching students to dance would prevent twerking.
The only person interested in serving on the school board withdrew his application because his mother works for the district.
They have formed a partnership, allowing students to take an automotive and diesel technologies course at Rosedale three days a week.
Steel Valley Education Foundation's unpaid bill could keep the district from receiving federal funds.
Formed among 175 families from three parishes, St. Alexis attracted parishioners at the beginning of the population explosion in
A new partnership program allows businesses to advertise or sponsor events such as football games, homecoming or the prom.