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The former football players’ lawyers have sought to put the elite southern university on trial for warping the young men’s judgment.
The summer program, backed with $1.5 million in funding, helps children from low-income families bridge the gap between school years.
The new contract slows down teacher pay increases for teachers moving through the salary schedule and freezes the top pay for three years.
Once fully phased in, the program is expected to generate $8.2 million in additional revenue, officials said.
Interim Cal U President Geraldine Jones has served since the May 2012 firing of Angelo Armenti Jr.
A teenage boy was shot outside the school after a basketball game against Propel Andrew Street High School in Munhall.
School board is discussing a return to student field trips, a line trimmed from the budget several years ago to save money.
Colleen Tortorella was selected as a semifinalist for counselor of the year and will attend a recognition dinner in Washington.
The school district has taken steps to improve science, technology, engineering and math training in curriculum across the board.
Moon Area School District officials approached Cornell School District officials in June to discuss possibly combining the districts.
Worldwide, there are more than 25,000 Lego league teams in approximately 80 countries.
Keiterez Bynum says he’s excited to go to work and hopes to make students excited to come to school.
Hannah Bumgarner and Emma Buerger, members of the Mt. Lebanon High School swim team, organized a swim-a-thon in the fall.
Six gifted juniors from the high school are competing in the Verizon Innovative App Challenge.
Transportation construction class brings lessons in science, technology, math and engineering to satisfying, soggy conclusion.
Jenn Watenpool, who teaches in the Keystone Oaks School District, has been inducted into the “Fuel Up to Play 60” Hall of Fame.
School board approves $75,078 contract to provide 660 laptop computers to Mars Area Middle School for three years.
If approved, the change would occur this fall as a two-year pilot program subject to regular review by university.
$13,500 will enable students from four high schools to develop a problem-solving product ahead of the Water Design Challenge in March.
Unpopular offer to buy Seville school is declined, as North Hills School District prepares to redistrict some elementary pupils.
School news from Pittsburgh region’s north communities.
The South Fayette Foundation for Excellence raises money to enhance the school district curriculum beyond what the basic budget provides.
The district’s “Plan for Excellence,” unveiled in September, was approved at Wednesday night’s legislative meeting.
It was recognition all around at the start of the Pittsburgh Public Schools board meeting tonight.
Board directors sought public comment during a packed meeting at the administrative building.
The board of Pittsburgh Public Schools tonight set the homestead/farmstead exclusion for 2015 at nearly the same amount as in 2014.
Mr. Rohr was instrumental in establishing the PNC Center for Financial Services Innovation and a PNC Professorship in Finance at CMU.
Although not particularly monstrous or snakelike, CMU’s new Snake Monster robot is an innovative step forward in modular robotics.
Most of the officers are authorized to carry an array of weapons, including firearms and pepper spray, a Justice Department report said.
The board authorized the investigation after it could not get satisfactory answers about an administrator’s status with the district.
Monika Gibson and her husband, Matt, moved from Warsaw to Pittsburgh in August 2006 so Matt could attend culinary school.
The Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh and Union Project host an innovative way to teach youth about the civil rights leader.
A national pediatric report points to pizza as the latest culprit in contributing to obesity among children.
Mr. Wolf also announced that former state representative Kathy Manderino is his pick to lead the Department of Labor & Industry.
For the first time in at least 50 years, a majority of U.S. public school students come from low-income families.
The new deal would direct a $60 million fine to address child abuse be spent within Pennsylvania and would resolve the lawsuit.
The plan also would limit increases to 1.8 percent or 2.4 percent at 11 locations statewide, not including the main University Park campus.
Curtiss Porter had worked as Mayor Bill Peduto’s chief education and neighborhood reinvestment officer since January 2014
The vote to reject the offer was 7-0.
The younger woman was transported by medics to the hospital with severe head trauma and was pronounced dead at 6:37 p.m.
School district constituents will now elect three representatives from each voting region; the change takes effect immediately.
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher appointed Kathy Humphrey, to senior vice chancellor for engagement and chief of staff, effective immediately.
The $91.9 million spending plan calls for a 0.66-mill property tax increase.
The new plan for a science, technology, engineering and math center would include glassed-in entrances at the north side of the building.
McKeesport Area High School teacher Brian Tharp re-enacted the 1932 killings of local brothers who worked in the illegal alcohol trade.
The information, called SchoolWATCH function, is available as a new feature of the Pennsylvania School Performance Profiles.
District superintendent Alan Johnson unveiled the plan at a news conference in September.
The Coalition to Support Grieving Students launched www.grievingstudents.org on Tuesday.
Greek activity at the university was curtailed after two incidents in November, including one in which a fraternity pledge later died.
The district said the school is expected to reopen with regular hours Thursday.