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Departing president’s top assistant had been hired without required credentials.
The release of test scores for 2013-14 show that scores among the schools for the most part hovered close to where they were a year ago.
William Simmons, former director of the Shuman Juvenile Detention Center, filed a lawsuit in federal court Friday claiming he was
Police said Robert Chafin, 51, of Weirton, died when his tractor trailer rolled over about 11 p.m. Thursday as he was heading north on I-79.
Pittsburgh Public Schools’ board of directors unanimously approved a final budget Wednesday night of $556.8 million for 2015.
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine study finds that the frail elderly benefit from the high-dose flu vaccine.
Peters Township schools is expecting a $2.8 million budget deficit in the 2015-16 spending plan.
The three-year agreement calls for wage increases, higher employee health care contributions and reduction in tuition reimbursements.
The workshops, funded by the Pittsburgh-based Sprout Fund, offer students in grades 4-8 a chance to learn basic robotics.
School boards re-elect officers in Canon-McMillan, Chartiers Valley, McKeesport, Peters Township and Upper St. Clair.
Pittsburgh Public Schools' Summer Dreamers Academy received an additional $300,000 from the Heinz Endowments Wednesday.
Will Pittsburgh’s Board of Education face a steep learning curve in 2016 with incumbents deciding not to run for re-election next year?
A 54-page report is likely to heighten ongoing concern, not only about Cheyney, but also some of the other 13 state-owned universities.
Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh connected electrodes in her brain to a robotic arm to make hand shapes and grasps possible.
The 54-page report by state Auditor General Eugene DePasquale paints a dire picture of the state school’s financial health.
State College police are trying to determine who made the insulting posts, and district officials say any students involved could face
The Wallace Foundation invested more than $50 million into the Rand study to determine how well the summer enrichment programs work.
Astrobotic, which is developing the lunar lander for the team's entry, won $250,000 in the “imaging” category.
The law, which takes effect Dec. 31, also spells out duties of teachers and other “mandated reporters” in reporting suspected child abuse.
Bishop David A. Zubik announced Ann C. Gaudino’s appointment, effective Dec. 15.
Amy Gutmann lay on the floor with student protesters when they took over her holiday party Tuesday.
Among the restaurants where charges were incurred were Westwood Golf Club, Lonestar Steakhouse, Nakama, Max & Erma’s and TGI Fridays.
Nine alumni-elected trustees have called a special meeting Monday to persuade the school to join a lawsuit against the NCAA.
Andre Rasheen Tucker is trying for the fifth time to get his application approved after schools he founded in Ohio were shut down.
The Moon Area School District plans to close R. Hyde Elementary School in June, but all staff will be reassigned, administrators said.
Former newcomers with language experience join a panel of ESL students at Gateway Middle to help ease concerns about learning English.
Kathleen Foster, of Upper St. Clair, has been employed by the Keystone Oaks District since 1973.
The North Hills school board read an open letter from Pressley Ridge and approved track design work for Martorelli Stadium.
The number of autistic students increased from 7.8 percent to 12.1 percent of the student population, officials said.
Six of the district’s seven elementary schools saw lower scores in the state’s School Performance Profile dip between 2012-13 and 2013-14.
An Apple donation and separate gift will be used to train teachers in how to use iPads and to buy devices for every student.
Seventh- and eighth-graders will get the devices to start the new year as part of the 1:1 iPad initiative for middle school students.
Honorees had to excel in leadership, organization, activities and evaluation, financial procedures, community outreach and communication.
School boards are required to reorganize during the first week of December. Here's a roundup of some North reorganizations.
A lip dub is a video that combines lip synching and audio dubbing and is filmed in one long clip.
School boards are required to reorganize during the first week of December. Here's a roundup of some West reorganizations:
School news taking place throughout the North communities.
The U.S. Department of Education said 18 states, but not Pennsylvania, will share more than $226 million in Preschool Development Grants.
Republican state Rep. Jerry Knowles says Mr. Barron’s gesture was disrespectful and a “slap in the face to law enforcement.”
More than 1,100 events are planned throughout Pennsylvania this week to ’demystify’ computer coding.
School officials said the fire was in one of the security camera areas.
Jane M. Earll, who will be sworn in Wednesday, represented Erie in the Pennsylvania State Senate from 1997 to 2013.
A student in the Penn-Trafford School District has been charged with threatening to “shoot up” the high school.
The VSA Playwright Discovery Program focuses on creating scripts that address the disability experience.
Mairi Cooper is in her 14th year at Fox Chapel Area High School, teaching advanced placement music theory, orchestra, piano and world music.
Police said an investigation determined there was nothing to substantiate the threat and that the student’s comments were meant as “a joke.
The Chronicle of Higher Education is out with its latest national survey of what private college and university presidents earn.
Police said a girl attacked two other girls while riding the bus home in the Connellsville Area School District.