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Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates called upon teachers Friday to help parents understand the new Common Core academic standards.
The West Chester University Foundation hired The Bravo Group, a Harrisburg lobbying and public relations firm.
A Carnegie woman surrendered this morning on charges that she stole more than $90,000 while working in the high school cafeteria.
Community College of Allegheny County announced four job fairs open not only to its students and alumni but also to the general public.
Duquesne Elementary students will stay in place for another year.
Christopher Spradley, 31, of Lincoln-Lemington, is accused of taking a 3-D printer from Wilkinsburg Middle School and trying to sell it.
The move comes amid an investigation into allegations of misappropriation of client funds.
The school board pre-empts resident protests against natural gas drilling by voting to reject an offer from Rex Energy.
McKeesport Area Senior High School is working to encourage more black students to enroll in honors and Advanced Placement courses.
The majority of the parents at the school board meeting wanted to keep five elementary schools open.
The school district will pay $263 to $275 per bus per day and $44 to $55 per hour for taxi services.
As part of National Catholic Sisters Week, Seton Hill University is paying tribute to the Sisters of Charity, who founded the college.
Education no longer is the primary focus of the Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill, as it was when they founded Seton Hill College.
The local students raised $15,403.38 for the annual 46-hour marathon.
Blackboard Connect is a service to notify parents about issues such as snow delays. Also being considered is Atlas Curriculum Management.
The three students — Roy Wang, Nicholas Roberts and Matt Gummersbach — have been taking accelerated courses.
Fun play "The Safety Detectives in Hot Pursuit" has been well-received in schools.
Family, friends and students remember a pilot and skating coach as fun-loving and competitive on and off the ice.
Principal Shana Nelson wrote that the cases did not originate at King, and that the school was disinfected Tuesday night.
University officials have said that a single-sex college is no longer a viable model given financial and enrollment concerns.
The Pennsylvania senators explained how they propose to allow high-performing universities to leave the State System of Higher Education.
The universities saw double-digit jumps in their respective rankings on the highly visible annual list of law schools.
Point Park University estimated 1,800 employees were affected by a missing portion of a shipment, which included personal information.
Stephanie Ross of Pittsburgh was found unresponsive Monday by housemates at the Phi Mu sorority house.
A Chatham spokesman said the university will not allow outsiders including the media inside tonight's forum.
Thirteen other cities are participating in conversations to bring together local officials, educators, families and community leaders.
District officials soon will be able to listen to pupils on their buses as well as watch them.
Chatham last month announced that its board planned to vote by June on whether to begin admitting undergraduate men in fall 2015.
The action during a special meeting of the commission makes E. Gordon Gee the 24th president of West Virginia University.
A former Wilkinsburg Middle School program director faces a theft charge for accusations he stole a 3-D printer and laptops.
At least four schools in the county -- North Hills, Pine-Richland, Gateway and Woodland Hills -- have planetariums.
Standardized tests are in the hot seat in the "opt out" movement.
Students who ran afoul of the law celebrating the upcoming St. Patrick's Day holiday will also be in the soup with IUP's judicial system.
The programs opportunities for independence and prepares athletes for the working world.
The State System chancellor said the matter is still under review and may yet yield a systemwide approach.
Alvin Clemens told the meeting he regrets being part of misinformed decision by trustees to fire famed football coach Joe Paterno.
Fox Chapel resident JoEllen Leech wins national literacy volunteer award.
University of Pennsylvania researchers snipped out a single gene in immune cells to make them partly resistant to infection with HIV.
Penn State President Rodney Erickson tells trustees that average SAT scores of applicants are about 20 points higher, as well.
District officials now are uncertain whether Walter E. Wilson will fill the job because of recent revelations about his criminal record.
State Sen. Robert Tomlinson says some schools need greater flexibility to serve the higher education marketplace.
Paul Kasunich nearly hit a police cruiser Feb. 2 while driving under the influence on Mount Nebo Road on Feb. 2, police said at the time.
A survey of nearly 600 education leaders shows most want a predictable funding formula and most believe state school funding is inadequate.
Luminari has announced five scholarship awards for the non-profit organization's "I Want To Be An Ambassador!" camp this summer.
Rex would pay the district $1 million initially to allow the company to drill under district schools.
These students are going to the dogs — and cats — in new veterinary tech training program.
Students from the school band will march March 17, while drama students will take part in a workshop with Broadway actors and singers.
The plan also proposes renovating Allard and expanding Hyde school.
A middle school team won the large group prize, a $750 grant; an elementary team won a $500 grant in the small group contest.
After complaints about current busing firm First Student, the school board has put out a request on a new transportation vendor.