The North Allegheny school board Wednesday unanimously rejected an administrative proposal to eliminate the third-grade strings program.
David Danks, a CMU professor, is exploring human trust and autonomous technology.
HARRISBURG — More bills are emerging in the Pennsylvania Legislature to end or loosen a requirement that students pass the Keystone Exams
She is expected to leave Carlow in June, and an interim will be brought in to perform her duties, said Carlow spokesman Drew Wilson.
No Pittsburgh-area school attained the U.S. News & World Report’s Gold Medal; six schools in Pennsylvania did.
The first recipient of the Athena Scholarship applies lessons from CMU negotiation academy to her job running the Latino Family Center.
Donald Kuhn Jr. was charged this month with possession of cocaine, heroin and hydrocodone.
It appears Colin Montesano was attending a party on the roof of one building when he fell and died, city spokeswoman Sonya Toler said.
A group of PIttsburgh charter schools hosted the event to gauge the city candidates’ perspectives on charters and other issues.
The district has come under fire over recent incidents, but the superintendent says the district is making positive strides.
As a national initiative to bring robotics into manufacturing takes off in Pittsburgh, a debate looms over automation’s effect on jobs.
Daniel Aleshire retiring after two decades as director of Association of Theological Schools, navigating changes in churches and academia.
John C. Knapp, current president of Hope College in Holland, Mich., was selected after a search from among 150 applicants.
In an hour-long speech at CMU, Valerie Plame discusses the severity of nuclear and cybersecurity threats, as well as possible solutions.
The university will make upgrades to the Cathedral of Learning, Chevron Science Center, and Posvar, Scaife and Victoria halls.
Mr. Hillman, the visionary billionaire philanthropist who died April 14, will be remembered in a public memorial service at 11 a.m. Friday.
School districts, municipalities are dealing with a 500 percent increase in fees for real estate tax liens.
The board will address the topic again at its May 2 workshop meeting.
New vaccine rule for 12th-graders will go into effect Aug. 1. Second dose of meningococcal vaccine is required to prevent infections.
Drew Zoldak sued the borough, police department, its chief and several officers in federal court, claiming a violation of his civil rights.
The sanction against Sigma Alpha Mu will extend for at least two years and comes amid investigations into another fraternity, Beta Theta Pi.
At contentious meeting where some called for resignation of principal Kevin Murray, the board instead hired him as football coach.
“This adjustment would balance out the equity with the music options for elementary students,” said Superintendent Robert Scherrer.
Penn State police say they're investigating two incidents in which people took pictures or videos of students in dormitory showers.
About 140 full-time faculty members at Point Park University have been negotiating the terms of their first-ever union contract for a year.
HARRISBURG, Pa. — Gov. Tom Wolf says he’ll support six pieces of legislation designed to advance Pennsylvania’s “It’s On Us” campaign to
A state House bill would compel districts to use “restorative practices” or other approaches to end out-of-school suspensions.
University renames the school for the family of George and Kathleen White, who provided a $15 million estate gift before their deaths.
Next to large university endowments, the foundation is modest but it’s pushing to raise more funds for student scholarships and facilities.
The event will be held at the Eddy Theater on Chatham's campus and is part of the university's 2016-17 Global Focus Year of Canada.
Police say Stephens shot a Cleveland retiree collecting aluminum cans and then posted video of the killing on Facebook.
Justice Neil Gorsuch's first week on the Supreme Court bench features an important case about the separation of church and state.
Edinboro, in rural northwestern Pennsylvania, enrolls 6,181 students, down 29 percent from six years ago.
Rachel Barron filed the lawsuit Thursday on behalf of her 9-year-old daughter, a student at Pittsburgh King PreK-8 on the North Side.
Schools in West Virginia will be able to give drugs to students who overdose on opioids without having to first contact parents.
“The fraternity experience failed your son,” wrote Penn State’s Interfraternity Council Executive Board.
A week ago, the water was shut off. Monday, the electricity went out, presumably because the club hasn’t been paying the bills.
The son of the famous scientist who developed the polio vaccine has reworked the book they co-wrote with interesting predictions.
Borrowers are now vulnerable to major penalties, but debt collectors say they won’t charge them.
Duquesne’s president says the ruling places it in the federal government’s jurisdiction, thus deeming it not “sufficiently religious.”
School officials say that jealousy may have sparked last week’s fight in East Allegheny High School cafeteria.
Allegheny College honors Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the late Antonin Scalia, whose friendship transcended their diametrically opposed views.
Diana Nelson Jones' Walkabout: Lightning-struck Allegheny Carnegie Library could be ready to reopen as part of Children's Museum in 2018
The Children's Museum is moving closer to its fund-raising goal for reusing historic the Allegheny Carnegie Library that closed in 2006.
“This has been a transition year. Nobody should expect perfection in the first year of a partnership like this,” said Sylvia Wilson.
“These aren’t dark arts,” said CMU professor David Brumley, director of the CyLab Security and Privacy Institute.
Rory Cooper led the Human Engineering Research Laboratories in developing the wheelchair that was unveiled Friday at a Texas splash park.
Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School founder Nick Trombetta, who pleaded guilty to tax conspiracy, tried to shield records prior to sentencing.
A panel that has been studying the achievement gap between black and white students recommends culturally responsive teaching and more.
The district had offered an enhanced early retirement package for teachers who announced their retirement by March 31.
Jan Cmar and Joan Basden have their own ideas about baking, but both enjoy making 30 to 40 nut rolls each Easter season.