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The measure would authorize school boards to permit teachers, administrators and other staff members to arm themselves to protect students.
Mr. Bernstein for many years maintained a private psychology practice Downtown, moving it to Aspinwall in more recent years.
The university will leave another 14 vacant positions unfilled.
Pittsburgh Public Schools announced it is reducing the amount of time students in K-5 spend taking required tests this school year.
There were 71 schools from 26 states who were named a School of Excellence.
During a campaign stop, Democrat Tom Wolf said he wants a severance tax on natural gas drilling to fund schools if he becomes governor.
Washington, Idaho, Oregon and Hawaii recently participated in a pilot project to share data on student outcomes.
An analysis of state data shows casinos haven’t delivered enough revenue to put a significant dent in most homeowners’ tax bills.
At a preserved, 100-year-old, one-room schoolhouse in Clearfield County, alumni will gather to recall their days as students there.
Pitt’s Center for Latin American Studies celebrated 50 years with remembrances from some of those who used it for international careers.
A Beaver County junior ROTC instructor cited for public drunkenness and disorderly conduct has now been charged with child endangerment.
Camels are believed to be the source infecting humans with a contagious and deadly virus spreading through the Middle East.
Jane Chu, chairwoman of the National Endowment of the Arts, is in Pittsburgh for Arts Education Partnership National Forum.
Provost Patricia Beeson conveyed her decision in a letter being distributed today to members of the Faculty Assembly.
Signed agreements would be needed from faculty and technical staff who submit federal grant proposals.
The University of Pittsburgh is telling all faculty and nonclerical staff they must sign intellectual property agreements.
The newspaper filed a Right-to-Know request asking for emails of the acting Department of Education secretary, Carolyn Dumaresq.
At a Capitol news conference Wednesday, state Rep. Seth Grove, R-York, said the existing program is burdensome for school districts.
Mr. Delaney will return to the business faculty after a successor is named, university officials said.
Our roll call of schools in northern suburbs continues this week.
The school in Cranberry is the first new Catholic high school to be built in the Pittsburgh diocese since 1967.
Tens of thousands may see their Social Security benefits docked to make the payments.
Officials have a new plan to spend $6.5 million for a STEM center by reconfiguring space at the high school and building an addition.
The 135 teachers in the district plan to strike if a new contract isn’t reached by the end of the winter holiday break.
College scholarships will be awarded at the fair Saturday to qualifying students.
Tuesday's meeting was the first the education association has had with the East Allegheny School District since teachers went on strike.
Pittsburgh Public Schools Tuesday announced a plan to reduce the time spent in testing by as much as half in grades K-5.
The districts 133 teachers, who have been working without a contract since June 2012, went on strike last Tuesday, the first day of school.
Supporters say benefits include teaching resilience, collaboration, communication, creativity, critical thinking and problem solving.
Kennedy police attempted to arrest Andre Coles, 27, today on drug-related charges, but he escaped on foot.
Gov.Tom Corbett believes national standards don’t reflect priorities of individual states and wants Pennsylvania to review for more changes.
There was a report of a man carrying what looked like a shotgun at Shady Avenue and Douglas Street.
West Virginia surpassed its goal more than a year early.
Thomas Bour is accused of setting the fire the day after he was served a protection order filed by his estranged wife.
The pact is expected to go before the union’s members for a ratification vote Sept. 12.
WCCC received funding for the center through public and private sources.
Angela DiBattista had been teaching with the district for over a decade when she was suspended in January 2006 and fired in February 2011.
A feasibility/facility study includes four options ranging from renovations to school closings.
More than 1,500 mentees, along with their mentors, have participated in the program since it began in 2009.
Technology upgrades, lunch price changes and new teachers are among the changes that are greeting students.
The pact also gives district teachers a 4.4 percent annual salary increase and raises the amount they pay for health care.
The job requires constant vigilance, crossing guards say, but the kids make the job well worth the challenge.
Another installment of our back-to-school roundup of schools in our north communities.
The district will seek more community feedback on the policy, which had been scheduled for a vote last week.
Sen. Andy Dinniman said state officials won’t produce work performed by Ron Tomalis, who resigned as adviser to Gov. Tom Corbett.
Working on real-world physics situations instead of hearing lectures helps female students at Ellis School understand the subject better.
Such colleges may not radiate the same prestige as four-year universities, but more parents are steering their children in that direction.
A Friday complaint said a fourth-grader had discharged a toy pellet gun, resulting in another student being hit in the book bag and leg.
Small school districts struggle to provide upper-level classes but some parents say the small size allows more student involvement.
The teachers have been without a contract since June 2012 and failed to reach a deal with the East Allegheny School Board over the weekend.