WVU dispatched an extension service employee and experts in engineering, law, writing and marketing to the renowned Civil War town.
The teachers union and school district still have not reached an agreement on several contract issues.
Friday is the final day of a month-long strike by the district’s 285 teachers.
Cliff Foster is charged with have a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old player.
The annual enrollment report for 2015-16 showed 8,155 students in kindergarten through 12th grade on Oct. 1, down from 8,229 last year.
Rick Squires and Julian Major will travel to San Antonio in January.
Next school year will begin Sept. 1, 2016, and end June 9, 2017. Winter break will be from Dec. 26-30.
Water bottle refilling stations, elimination of styrofoam containers are among the measures.
As director of Pitt’s Nationality Rooms, Maxine Bruhns has seen museum of ethnic Pittsburgh grown from 19 to 30 rooms.
The school board heard a host of options for upgrading the schools, ranging from making limited improvements to constructing new buildings.
City school board terminates Joe Giansante, who despite good “value” scores, was judged unsatisfactory based on principal observations.
The move would bump her annual salary to $245,000 during her last six months with the district.
The Pittsburgh Public Schools board honored Mark Brentley, William Isler and Sherry Hazuda during their final meeting as board directors.
The school, which has been vacant for 14 years, is bought by a realty company representing a collaboration of youth-service organizations.
The Squirrel Hill school was on modified lockdown today as an added precaution after staff escorted a parent from the building.
A contract extension between the teachers and the district was unanimously approved by the school board at a Tuesday meeting.
Tax credit scholarships threatened by the state budget impasse include $5 million expected by the Diocese of Pittsburgh.
Richard Liberto is currently the business manager in the Wilkinsburg School District.
Fee structure needed to make special education affordable to districts, keep AIU centers operational
Allegheny Intermediate Unit’s director says a new model -- one that does not require it to absorb deficits -- is needed.
The East Liberty school is looking at Larimer location to expand and build a more STEM-focused curriculum.
Daniel O’Rourke is the new principal of Boyce Middle School, effective Jan. 1.
Jennifer Hebert, a Shady Side graduate, will pursue post-graduate studies at Oxford University.
Experts are constantly revising their recommendations when it comes to young people and screened devices such as smart phones, tablets, etc.
Brashear High School students are staging “The Laramie Project,” about Matthew Shepard, a gay college student murdered in Wyoming in 1998.
Teachers union officials say they may take legal action against those responsible for leaving dead animals at picket lines.
Gov. Chris Christie’s budget ax might have fallen heavily on schools four years ago, but for Amy Wiker it was entrepreneurial inspiration.
On average, college students with loans thought they would be able to pay them off in nine years after graduation.
The draft appropriation request is due to be voted on today by school trustees on the University Park campus.
Students who spent all 12 years in diocesan schools will be eligible for a yearly $5,000 award renewable for up to four years.
School officials and the Pennsylvania School Boards Association oppose such efforts by state lawmakers.
Members competed against seven other bands in the category for ensembles of more than 136 performers.
The district will add the project to a bond issue already approved to rebuild Rogers Primary School.
Yujie Ding and his wife proposed a program in 2009 to develop a cutting edge sensor that NASA would use to track climate change.
Superintendent Nancy Aloi Rose says trends suggest a need to redistrict, but no plans are being made for the 2016-17 school year.
The students viewed constellations, stars and planets in a program by the Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh.
Administrators tell the school board that the district’s students continue to achieve “among the best.”
When David Graham resigned his school board seat, the board voted for Darlene Schreiber to fill the position.
The event raises money to help students with music lessons, camp.
State police said the men entered a unit at the Grove Apartments and held the victim at gunpoint.
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Rabbi Edelstein taught on Jewish intellectual history, the Holocaust and interfaith dialogue at St. Vincent.
Student had claimed she was assaulted and robbed after being forced into an apartment.
A judge in Clarksburg, W.Va., Wednesday sentenced Daniel McGarvey, 45, of Uniontown, to 46 months in prison.
The state auditor general raises concerns about the school district’s repeated refinancing of debt.
The improvements at the Hilltop Parkview Manor in Duquesne include new early Head Start and Adult Education classrooms.
The university’s production of “Jesus in India” blew up in controversy, but not because of the use of profanity and sexual activity.
The session marked the 21st time the sides have come together since January.
The funds for the projects would come from this year’s bond issue as well as the capital improvement fund.
Union spokesman says someone has been dropping dead animals along the picket lines that teachers walk daily in front of the high school.