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State test results decline for all students and some subgroups, including economically disadvantaged and special education students.
In 2013-14 and 2014-15, teachers who have earned a satisfactory evaluation will move up one step on the pay scale.
Preservation groups, meanwhile, are considering nominations of three Forbes Avenue buildings featuring the facades for historic status.
Police say the event involved underage drinking followed by dropping off 19 drunk underage pledges in a residential neighborhood.
Geneva College in Beaver Falls and the Catholic dioceses of Pittsburgh and Erie won the initial rounds of cases.
About two dozen people attended the rally, which was part of a week of action under the national Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools.
University hopes the added women’s offerings bring it closer to addressing a Title IX discrimination complaint.
They were among 100 school systems highlighted as examples for the rest of the country.
Wealthier districts performed better, while poorer districts were on the low end of the ratings.
State law makes most governmental entities immune from civil liability but permits damages of up to $500,000 for motor vehicle accidents.
Administrators at Wilkinsburg Middle/High School take students’ phones at the beginning of the day and return them at the end.
Sewickley Academy is part of a worldwide attempt to set a record for “Most People Sport Stacking at Multiple Locations in One Day.”
Residents living near the closed school in Ross told North Hills school board members that their property values would be jeopardized.
A group of pro-drilling residents asked the board Nov. 11 to reconsider allowing Rex Energy to drill under the district’s schools.
It will require multiple clearances for all volunteers, no matter how little they help out.
Avonworth holds pep rally; Highlands holds gold card Thanksgiving luncheon; Mars Area presents comedy
The task force faced problems identifying its mission and goals, members said.
The planned gift will also support operations and undergraduate merit scholarships at the school.
Teachers and administrators tackle their own racial attitudes to help students learn more effectively.
Leadership Pittsburgh's Unboxxed seminar explores the leading edge of learning, medicine and other topics.
The report shows wide variations in teacher turnover, achievement of students and parent satisfaction, among other areas.
International Institute of Education ranks CMU 25th on the number of international students, with 5,501 undergraduate and graduate students.
The school is the Robert L. Vann Charter School, a proposal the school board previously rejected.
The board is expected to name Avella Area Superintendent Janell Logue-Belden as its eighth superintendent.
The number of international students in the United States last year rose to a record 886,052.
President Eric Barron vowed in a statement on the university’s website that he would conduct “a thorough review” of the report.
The State System of Higher Education is largely silent on how schools should address player transgressions outside of school.
Community College of Allegheny County can train more workers than there are jobs.
Six college applications once seemed like a lot. Submitting eight was a mark of great ambition.Now these figures are just a starting point.
The social media message will prompt a police presence, a district official said.
As Lewis Campbell III lay on the ground, his girlfriend, a university senior, thought he might not make it.
The Entertainment Technology Center at Carnegie Mellon announced that the actor has agreed to the position, with details still to be
During his short life, Nolan M. Burch had an energy that pulled people together and lifted others when they were down.
Of the 114 awards, 13 Pittsburgh-area school districts are new applicants and 21 districts are receiving funding for a second year in a row.
Trustees meeting draws angry crowd that voices its displeasure with trustees for declining to revisit the controversial Freeh Report.
The news release showed the change from 2011 to 2013. The district rate grew from 68.5 percent to 77.4 percent.
The College Board report says families are struggling with the effects of successive price hikes imposed during the recent recession.
The school board plans to vote Nov. 17 to approve $127,994 in change orders, bringing the total to $3.98 million.
The district has been mulling signing an intergovernmental agreement to join the Tri-COG Land Bank.
A nonbinding arbitration hearing will be held Jan. 27 with a district and a teachers union representative and an arbitrator.
East Allegheny school board has voted unanimously to approve a lease agreement with the firm.
The inn is a restaurant run by students at McKeesport Area High School’s Career and Technology Center and is open to the public Thursdays.
The school district would let the borough use its property for a park, while Munhall would give Steel Valley a discount to buy a firehall.
The district has set a budget hearing for noon on Dec. 1 at the district's Oakland headquarters.
Directors elected Jamie Glasser to the Woodland Hills school board at Wednesday night's meeting.
Two girls were attacked on their way to school Monday. Later that day, a student’s relative attacked a security guard.
District Solicitor Daniel Beisler said the company will work for six months to find possible drilling sites on district parcels.
The Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia and the Education Law Center represent six districts that say state funding isn’t fair.
Robert Cook, director of buildings, grounds and security, said they estimate this phase of the work will cost about $7 million.
The Gateway School Board has been mulling an intergovernmental or cooperative agreement to join the Tri-COG Land Bank.