In the suit, superintendent Dan Castagna says school board member Erin White made “false, reckless and malicious” statements against him.
A new school year means updated facilities, new leadership and heightened security, including armed guards at some schools.
The policy was created “due in part to the large amount of things that unfortunately have happened,” between teachers and students.
Superintendent Randal Lutz said orchestra will be offered at no extra financial cost to the district.
New discipline rules along with the implementation of a new dean are among some of the changes.
The closure is considered a safety measure, and parents will still be allowed to drop off items for their children during the school day.
Superintendent Anthony Hamlet hosted the event intended to "capture big ideas" that will inform the district's future strategic plan.
In a vote made today, union delegates decide to give its membership a vote in whether to authorize a strike for the 14 state-owned schools.
Linda Iverson, a former administrator with the Baltimore City Public Schools, began her new duties in Wilkinsburg on Wednesday.
The university will use a $500,000 King Mellon grant to develop programs that match students with skills they need in the job market.
Governor says the Division of Charter Schools will ensure schools are being “properly supported, but that they are being held accountable.”
Despite evidence indicating that minority and disabled students are punished disproportionately, the practice continues.
Faculty union representatives to confer Thursday about scheduling a strike-authorization vote.
He ruled that the White House cannot require public schools to let transgender students use the bathrooms and locker rooms of their choice.
The state Department of Education released statewide aggregate PSSA and Keystone Exam results.
The board approved basic maintenance, landscaping, snow removal, custodial and food service support for 2016-17 school year.
Texas and 12 other states asked the judge to halt the directive.
Steven E. Farmer’s educational approach has been shaped by personal experience.
UPMC and Pitt team finds that metabolic abnormalities might be cause for some with untreatable depression
Just as the fall semester starts, State College eyes decriminalizing weed, but logistical issues still need to be sorted out.
Many students in Howard Williams’ job-search class are there because they receive Temporary Assistance for Needy Families.
Chatham students and an instructor contribute local data to a larger study of moths and their relationship with climate change.
The remains of Ronald Bettig, a 56-year-old associate professor of media studies at Penn State, were found Thursday.
A Penn State senior filed a defamation and breach-of-contract lawsuit against her roommate in a Philadelphia federal court.
The state planned to use Keystone exams as a graduation requirement beginning with the class of 2017, but that has been postponed.
New furniture will allow the classrooms to be quickly and easily transformed to suit different learning environments.
Following the school board’s lead, the township has authorized the use of eminent domain to obtain the former Rolling Hills Country Club.
Darlene Schreiber was appointed after she was set to leave the board because she lost her bid for re-election.
The district is placing armed school police officers in every school this year.
The engineering study, which could cost up to $260,000, will provide the cost of installing air conditioning in nine schools.
University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University students will converge on the campuses beginning Saturday.
The Justice Department has accused Georgia of violating the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Regionalization plans are in the works for 11 schools with grades K-8, spanning a wide expanse from Bellevue to Aspinwall to Pine.
The free event for young people interested in the arts or sciences will be Aug. 20 at the Energy Innovation Center in the Hill District.
This latest $2 million donation from Pat Tippie and her husband, Henry, will establish the Eila V. Bush Endowed Professorship in Art.
The board voted 5-3 to replace board member Elaine Cappucci with Stephen Strotmeyer, an epidemiologist at the University of Pittsburgh.
A shared services agreement between Penn Hills and the Penn Hills Charter School of Entrepreneurship is under review.
The committee would discuss ways to improve Keystone Exam scores.
The new rule would prohibit parking within 30 or 40 feet of where the bus stops during pickup and drop-off hours.
The parent of the boy is seeking legal fees, punitive and compensatory damages, and private school tuition.
A local organization called Athletes of Action raises money for graduates from Montour and Sto-Rox high schools.
The district saw about 40 teachers retire at the end of the 2015-16 school year.
The vote to terminate the job of James C. Whalen was unanimous Aug. 8, according to district spokeswoman Shelly Belcher.
Transportation officials say they can always use more people behind the wheel.
The union represents 262 teachers, social workers, nurses, guidance counselors, and other professional employees.
A Pittsburgh research team helps shape the annual flu vaccines by monitoring their effectiveness in local patients.
The school board unanimously approved a three-year contract with a starting annual salary of $120,000 for Linda J. Iverson.
The union and the State System of Higher Education have been without a contract since June 30, 2015.
Construction is now underway on the site at 4500 Centre Ave. at North Craig Street.
Rodriguez Associates brings track record to Morningside with plan to turn long-vacant grade school into apartments.