Harvard encourages admitted students to defer to travel, pursue a special project or activity, work or spend time in another meaningful way.
A new career and technical education program focusing on entertainment technology is set to open this fall at Pittsburgh Milliones 6-12.
The school board is expected to vote on the plan in June.
CMU and DDI have expanded the the university’s MBA program to incorporate interpersonal skills to produce ”well-rounded leaders.”
The Superior Court quashed some of the charges against former Penn State president Graham Spanier and two other administrators.
Authorities say the boy stole the gun from a relative who had it locked away.
The proposal would extend the expired collective bargaining agreement through June 30, 2017.
Chris Halaszynski said that he didn’t think that administrators making $100,000-plus per year should get a free cell phone.
Gateway School District Superintendent Nina Zetty will receive a $53,045 bonus as part of her retirement agreement.
Michael Loughead currently serves as the assistant superintendent in the South Fayette.
Superintendent Brian White asked the school board to consider putting the medication, used to reverse opioid overdoses, into every school.
Some of the ideas to combat bullying include bracelets, a box where incidents can be reported anonymously, and a student hotline.
The district plans to raise taxes next year and may need to do so in coming years, too.
The school board approved leasing the former Washington Elementary School to Imagine Penn Hills Charter School of Entrepreneurship.
If the district approves the proposed property tax hike of 1.3033 mills, it would be the third year in a row for a tax increase.
An increase in charter school enrollment coupled with higher tuition costs at those school has contributed to the tax hike, officials say.
The school district will hold a question-and-answer session Tuesday in Shaler Area Middle School.
For the second time in the past year, the district has hired a North Hills School District principal.
The $77.3 million budget calls for a 0.40-mill tax hike and uses part of the fund balance to pay for pension costs.
Renee Christman, a teacher in Baldwin-Whitehall schools, and Paula Kelly, librarian at Whitehall Public Library, led the project.
The school and county health department link the recent cases of ”gastrointestinal distress” to La Prima Espresso in Wean Hall.
Nina Zetty, who has been on approved sick leave since March 14, will remain on leave until June 30, her retirement date.
The Pittsburgh Federation of Teachers represents 2,244 teachers and professional employees, 568 paraprofessionals and 20 clerical workers.
The federal suit claims Brian Begor carried on inappropriate behavior and was hired despite removal from earlier job.
School board will vote tonight on whether to hire Michael Loughead.
White House symposium acknowledges organizations taking fresh approaches to early STEM learning and professional development.
The teacher at the K-5 school located on Tioga Street in Homewood was suspended as soon as officials were notified of the incident.
The legislation also provides for the state to borrow $2.5 billion to reimburse school districts for construction projects.
The Thon current and former executive directors cited stagnant growth from canning efforts, as well as safety of student participants.
Chief Dean Bazzone said he does not put much stock in the anonymous calls and emails.
Plans are underway to honor Homestead native Bill Campbell, the former Intuit chairman and adviser to Steve Jobs.
The school board, which had voted not to extend her contract, approved the resignation and a settlement agreement.
The $62.3 million spending plan for the 2016-17 school year also calls for a tax increase of nearly 1 mill.
Norwin school board voted to reject the proposed $8.22 million budget for 2016-17 for the Central Westmoreland Career and Technology Center.
The district approved a preliminary budget for 2016-17 that would raise the property tax rate by 0.56 mill, but that could change.
Revenue in the tentative budget is projected to be $32,253,460, and expenses are expected to be $35,343,981.
Students from Propel Braddock Hills Elementary who were said to be “out of hand” record officer giving expletive-laced verbal lashing.
Nina Zetty has been on paid leave since March. In February, the board voted 7-2 in favor of not extending her agreement past 2017.
The case could have implications for a North Carolina law that critics say discriminates against LGBT people.
The teachers walked off the job on April 13 after a bargaining session failed to reach a new contract.
Joseph Ruggieri pleads guilty to having a sexual relationship with a then-17-year-old student.
President Bob Perkins said this was the first time in his 17 years on the board that directors voted down a career center budget.
Facility will need to close during water line repairs.
Over the years he’s been instrumental in helping fund various construction and academic initiatives in the Steel Valley School District.
An abundance of alumni trustee candidates at Penn State University has dwindled to a handful. Voting is happening this month.
The director canceled a two-day visiting critic stint at the University of North Carolina citing House Bill 2’s impact on LGBT rights.
Duquesne alumnus donates rare first edition of “The Faerie Queene,” a poetic guide on being a virtuous gentleman in 16th century England.
Both chambers of Legislature voted to distribute $200 million in education money using a formula adopted by a bipartisan commission.
Robert J. Scherrer says schools must realize the pressure students are under to achieve.
Negotiations are ongoing to reach a contract and avert a second strike.