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The Steel Valley school board will decide tonight if a special needs student’s use of a faculty bathroom violates the teachers contract.
Follow the PG as we join 5 Pittsburgh-area high school students who are touring 13 historically black colleges to decide on their future.
The new developments emerged Wednesday as protesters marched to the house and called for the school to shut down the fraternity permanently.
The superintendent sent a letter to parents notifying them of the security breach at the school.
Prosecutors say Sanchez-Osorio broke into the 23-year-old student’s bedroom, tore off her underpants and choked her until she turned blue.
The county coroner said there was no sign of any congenital defect that caused the death.
Six city schools achieve STAR status based on student improvement. Pittsburgh Lincoln PreK-5 is in the top 15 percent.
The new three-year pact will be effective Sept. 1. The current contract expires Aug. 31.
After starting 2014 with a budgeted $14.4 million operating deficit, the district has ended the year with a $15.9 million surplus.
The AP Summer Academy will be at Carnegie Mellon University from July 13 to July 31.
The annual Champion Awards are made by an organization of parents and educators advocating for all students with disabilities.
Duquesne University held a “A Day for Learning and Speaking Out” on Wednesday but doesn’t want the conversation to end there.
Richard Liberto, the district’s director of business affairs, was placed on leave Tuesday with pay, according to district officials.
The Schaffer building was sold for $225,000 to the Pittsburgh Spice and Seasoning Co.
College Greek-life organizations are pushing Congress to make it harder for universities to investigate rape allegations.
Eric J. Barron says he would recommend the freeze for in-state students if the university were to receive a proposed funding increase.
A sports partnership with Imani Christian Academy for spring sports was not enough to save the baseball program at Wilkinsburg High School.
Mr. McNulty replaces Richard Jewell, a Pittsburgh businessman and 1967 graduate of the school.
Jonathan Antonishen, 22, was a senior engineering major from Acme, Pa.
The action comes after last week’s suspension of a fraternity investigated for maintaining a Facebook page with photos of nude PSU co-eds.
It has been more than 40 years since the Apollo astronauts flew to the moon and brought back 842 pounds of lunar samples.
The bill would ban companies that operate school services from using or disclosing students’ personal information to tailor ads to them.
Second-year Edinboro student Devin Stevenson, 20, of Franklin, formerly of Oil City, has been charged in the shooting.
Local clergy who are members of the Pennsylvania Interfaith Impact Network held a news conference and prayer service Monday morning.
The arrests at Indiana University of Pennsylvania were for non-violent crimes such as disorderly conduct and public urination.
Some find the tests to be too stressful and time consuming for students.
The hike results in a $190 increase per semester for the 2015-16 school year.
Penn State president Eric Barron said if he were reading news accounts about the matter, he would be protesting with the students.
Some female students say women cannot feel safe at fraternities and they’re taking part in the rally to help change that culture.
The teaching of cursive writing has diminished, but some Pittsburgh-area schools are pressing on.
The school board brings back a former member whose experience will be valued as the district faces upcoming challenges.
Teens offer a variety of observations after watching a heart by-pass operation with their teacher.
Matthew Yarnell worked on the 97th floor of the south tower as vice president and programmer analyst in technology for Fiduciary Trust Co.
Norwin will host 23 students from Kitakyushu City on a cultural exchange program sponsored by the Japan Foundation’s Kakehashi project.
The club will encourage females to take classes in science, technology, engineering and math.
No disciplinary decisions have been made concerning the fight on the bus, which a student recorded and then was broadcast on TV news.
The Mars Area School District had eight snow days this winter, but students will not be going to school longer than planned.
School safety and communication were discussed at the session, which more than a dozen people attended.
“This is a bipartisan issue. We want the best for our children,” said parent Katherine Reitz, who opposes the standards.
The middle school is one of 35 schools in the state designated Schools to Watch.
The Ramsey Elementary School principal resigned and was replaced by the assistant principal at Gateway Middle School.
The school board has voted to use part of its $500,000 STEM grant for a new architects’ plan for a STEM center within the high school.
School news from Pittsburgh region’s north communities.
School news from throughout the west communities.
Kappa Delta Rho was suspended for a year over allegations that members shared frat house photos of nude and partly nude women online.
Karen Bettez Halnon was arrested in Miami over the weekend after going on an hours-long rant about U.S.-Venezuela relations on an airplane.
The Pittsburgh Spice and Seasoning Co. will buy the closed Schaeffer school in Crafton Heights from Pittsburgh Public Schools.
Home addresses of public school employees are private for now.
The model focuses on getting students enthused about science, technology, engineering and math — skills they’ll need for tomorrow’s jobs.
Police told the school district the threat was the result of a domestic dispute and involved a middle school student.