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A $1.1 million deficit has caused the Allegheny Intermediate Unit to turn therapists into independent contractors, some of whom may quit.
The jury members rejected claims that they were too drunk to know what they were doing, and that the college culture should be blamed.
Nolan Burch, a freshman, died in November after an initiation event at the Kappa Sigma fraternity.
Elementary principals Tanya Smith, of Turner Elementary, and Rosalind Fisher, of Kelly Elementary, will receive the one-time bonuses.
Burrell Brown, on the Cal U faculty since 1989, was found dead late Sunday.
No snow is expected today. The National Weather Service has forecast a high of 22 and a low of 7 tonight.
The National Weather Service’s winter weather advisory remains in effect until 7 tonight.
Sister Daniela Bronka, principal of St. Bernard School, shows her students that nuns don’t have to be old or intimidating.
The District 4 seat is being vacated by Bill Isler of Squirrel Hill, who has served since 1999.
With the Pittsburgh teachers’ contract set to expire in June, talks are likely to focus on performance-based pay and other recent programs.
Instructional Leader Teacher 2s are positions that provide extra pay and responsibilities for teachers.
No explanation was given for Thomas Washington resignation.
The former football players’ lawyers have sought to put the elite southern university on trial for warping the young men’s judgment.
The summer program, backed with $1.5 million in funding, helps children from low-income families bridge the gap between school years.
The new contract slows down teacher pay increases for teachers moving through the salary schedule and freezes the top pay for three years.
Once fully phased in, the program is expected to generate $8.2 million in additional revenue, officials said.
Interim Cal U President Geraldine Jones has served since the May 2012 firing of Angelo Armenti Jr.
A teenage boy was shot outside the school after a basketball game against Propel Andrew Street High School in Munhall.
School board is discussing a return to student field trips, a line trimmed from the budget several years ago to save money.
Colleen Tortorella was selected as a semifinalist for counselor of the year and will attend a recognition dinner in Washington.
The school district has taken steps to improve science, technology, engineering and math training in curriculum across the board.
Moon Area School District officials approached Cornell School District officials in June to discuss possibly combining the districts.
Worldwide, there are more than 25,000 Lego league teams in approximately 80 countries.
Keiterez Bynum says he’s excited to go to work and hopes to make students excited to come to school.
Hannah Bumgarner and Emma Buerger, members of the Mt. Lebanon High School swim team, organized a swim-a-thon in the fall.
Six gifted juniors from the high school are competing in the Verizon Innovative App Challenge.
Transportation construction class brings lessons in science, technology, math and engineering to satisfying, soggy conclusion.
Jenn Watenpool, who teaches in the Keystone Oaks School District, has been inducted into the “Fuel Up to Play 60” Hall of Fame.
School board approves $75,078 contract to provide 660 laptop computers to Mars Area Middle School for three years.
If approved, the change would occur this fall as a two-year pilot program subject to regular review by university.
$13,500 will enable students from four high schools to develop a problem-solving product ahead of the Water Design Challenge in March.
Unpopular offer to buy Seville school is declined, as North Hills School District prepares to redistrict some elementary pupils.
School news from Pittsburgh region’s north communities.
The South Fayette Foundation for Excellence raises money to enhance the school district curriculum beyond what the basic budget provides.
The district’s “Plan for Excellence,” unveiled in September, was approved at Wednesday night’s legislative meeting.
It was recognition all around at the start of the Pittsburgh Public Schools board meeting tonight.
Board directors sought public comment during a packed meeting at the administrative building.
The board of Pittsburgh Public Schools tonight set the homestead/farmstead exclusion for 2015 at nearly the same amount as in 2014.
Mr. Rohr was instrumental in establishing the PNC Center for Financial Services Innovation and a PNC Professorship in Finance at CMU.
Although not particularly monstrous or snakelike, CMU’s new Snake Monster robot is an innovative step forward in modular robotics.
Most of the officers are authorized to carry an array of weapons, including firearms and pepper spray, a Justice Department report said.
The board authorized the investigation after it could not get satisfactory answers about an administrator’s status with the district.
Monika Gibson and her husband, Matt, moved from Warsaw to Pittsburgh in August 2006 so Matt could attend culinary school.
The Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh and Union Project host an innovative way to teach youth about the civil rights leader.
A national pediatric report points to pizza as the latest culprit in contributing to obesity among children.
Mr. Wolf also announced that former state representative Kathy Manderino is his pick to lead the Department of Labor & Industry.
For the first time in at least 50 years, a majority of U.S. public school students come from low-income families.
The new deal would direct a $60 million fine to address child abuse be spent within Pennsylvania and would resolve the lawsuit.
The plan also would limit increases to 1.8 percent or 2.4 percent at 11 locations statewide, not including the main University Park campus.
Curtiss Porter had worked as Mayor Bill Peduto’s chief education and neighborhood reinvestment officer since January 2014