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Matthew Hill of Stanton Heights and Veronica Hickman of the North Side each won a scholarship of $2,500.
The loan will allow the district to borrow cash on a short-term basis to help pay operating expenses through July.
The State System of Higher Education approved a 3 percent increase bringing the tuition total to $6,820 for the academic year.
The school board eliminated the position and approved curriculum writing stipends for high school faculty creating new courses.
Jess Stairs filed a notice Tuesday in Centre County that he intends to sue Penn State, along with trustees Keith Masser and Betsy Huber.
Pittsburgh Public Schools’ move to new phones is expected to increase parent contact with teachers and save money.
President Barack Obama will mandate state plans for assure quality teachers in high-need schools.
The idea of a merger or of Cornell students attending Moon was studied in 1992 and 1998, but nothing happened.
Despite slight increases in targeted funding, the pending state education budget mostly holds funding flat.
The school of science opened its session last week at Carnegie Mellon University, but funding for the program might dry up.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh will connect 120 ninth-graders at Brashear with college-educated mentors.
Holy Family Academy's work-study plan will give its students work experience and a chance to offset tuition costs.
Less than 2 percent of teachers in the U.S. are African-American males, according to Robert Millward, education professor at IUP.
The Rev. John Bonaventure Kwofie came from his native Ghana to Duquesne University last year to teach and earn a doctorate.
Subra Suresh is one of four people on New York Times list of “Great Immigrants” who were born in India.
Clarion University of Pennsylvania students are finishing a monthlong excavation today of a site near West Hickory in Forest County.
Pittsburgh‘s public safety director downplayed their potential uses, saying that many substances found in homes could also make explosives.
Previously, one student at the senior high and one at the intermediate high school had been diagnosed with pertussis.
Donna J. Kuga succeeds Gary B. Keefer as interim chancellor for Penn State Beaver.
The new president at Seton Hill University is determined to maintain the school‘s consistently high level of performance.
University of Pittsburgh students gathered for a picnic of Middle Eastern food featuring fattoush, stuffed grape leaves and baklava.
Students examined mock crime scenes, made art from welded metal and used a 3-D printer at a summer program at Upper St. Clair High School.
The average property owner in McKeesport will see a $25 to $30 increase in school taxes as a result.
By a 5 to 4 vote, the West Jefferson Hills school board hired Christopher Sefcheck as the new principal of Thomas Jefferson High School.
A University of Pittsburgh spokesman said tuition is a result of Pennsylvania ranking 47th out of 50 states in support for higher education.
About 50 people attended the Monday board session but they were not permitted to speak about the proposed merger talks.
Penn Hills school directors approved $39.8 million budget for the 2014-2015 school year.
Central had both a president and a principal but will now have one top leader.
The district is restoring some of the art, thanks to proceeds from the sale of a painting that yielded $750,000 in a Sotheby's auction.
In his 20-year tenure as director of the university’s libraries, Rush Miller sought to make the system more efficient and user-friendly.
A funding shortfall in the Sto-Rox 2014-15 operating budget was met with the furlough of four cafeteria and three custodial positions
The company cut 110 jobs locally in the past week.
The Keystone Oaks school board voted unanimously to hire Jeffrey Kattan as middle school principal. His official start date is July 1.
School directors in McKeesport Area School District voted 5-4 to approve a $62.4 million budget for the new fiscal year.
Environmental Charter School at Frick Park would add a high school and another K-8 school.
Additional revenue is needed for pension payments and operating expenses, officials say, not the high school renovation.
Mark Rosen of Findlay was sworn in to serve on the school board until December 2015.
Rankin resident Ava Johnson was sworn in Monday as the newest member of Woodland Hills school board.
The $50.2 million budget for the 2014-15 school year includes an increase of 0.83 mills in the real estate tax rate.
At a special meeting Wednesday night, a budget that would eliminate 13 teaching positions failed on a vote of 2-5-1.
The board of Pittsburgh Public Schools Wednesday night approved a series of personnel moves.
The North Allegheny school board Wednesday approved a final budget without a tax increase.
The district closed Columbus in 2006. Propel opened its school as a tenant in 2011.
After two years of using outsiders to teach online students, the board approved turning the teaching over to district teachers.
The Obama administration is tightening its oversight of the way states educate special-needs students.
University of Pittsburgh researchers receive $1.8 million to create database to study CPR outcomes.
The board also approved Linda Hippert, executive director of the Allegheny Intermediate Unit, as the acting superintendent effective July 1.
District administrators are proposing pay increases for several district administrators as part of the 2014-15 school year.
The Integrated Innovation Institute’s leaders believe engineering, business and design are the formula for creative problem-solving.