Texas and West Virginia were among the states asking a federal court to declare the bathrooms and locker rooms directive unlawful.
The measure that determines how much state aid school districts receive will add a new level of transparency to the process.
Jeremy Berg, a chemistry professor, will serve a 5-year term as head of editorial content with the 136-year old science journal.
Police said the suspect pulled a gun on another driver in the Moon Area High School parking lot on Monday.
Students from Wilkinsburg and Pittsburgh Westinghouse get together for some fun and getting acquainted.
Timothy Glasspool’s departure would follow the district's announcement that it placed high school principal Ryan Kociela on paid leave.
Joseph Petrella has been on sick leave since February.
With a school board meeting tonight and suggestions from some that he be put on leave, Timothy Glasspool will not reveal if he testified.
The school board Monday night unanimously approved a $95.22 million budget that calls for a 0.38-mill increase.
Sweeps of all three schools turned up no evidence of actual bombs, and the schools are all scheduled to be open tomorrow.
Schools go on lockdown after a parent says she was threatened by a man with a gun after tailgating her into the high school’s parking lot.
Advocates called for affordable, high-quality, inclusive early education at a press conference this morning in the City-County Building.
With the planned closure of the borough’s middle/high school, the board doesn’t expect to increase taxes next year.
The statewide group also shared an online resource for school districts in the Commonwealth.
Ryan Kociela was prominently named in the report on inappropriate sexual relationships between high school teachers and students.
The new contract give raises of 3 percent to 335 members of the Canon-McMillan Education Association over three years.
Some parents argue “there needs to be a change in leadership” after the grand jury report.
The Children’s Museum begins a capital campaign for the Museum Lab, planning to partner with Manchester Academic Charter Middle School.
William Short will officially fill the position July 1.
George Vlassich was the former girls and boys basketball coach for 19 years at Springdale, Hampton, North Hills and Vincentian high schools.
The school board plans to keep Donna K. Milanovich in the interim post for 2016-17 and it will not fill an assistant superintendent post.
District does not plan cuts to staff or academic programs.
If adopted as a final budget, the 1.3-mill tax increase would be the third year in a row that the school district has raised taxes.
The preliminary budget would raise the property tax rate by 2.26 mills and end foreign language classes at the middle school.
Two members of the school board said the state auditor general’s scathing report on the district’s finances did not come as a surprise.
The township plans to discuss the tax with the North Hills School District.
Teams from Quaker Valley, Upper St. Clair, Penn Hills and Moon Area school districts will compete in the Odyssey of the Mind World Finals.
About 50 people showed up at the first of three sessions the Pine-Richland School District is holding on the topic.
Instead of holding its usual story time inside the library, toddlers gathered for an author’s reading at Yetter’s Candies.
In its 89-page report, the grand jury said teachers groomed young women, spending “exorbitant” amounts of time with them outside of class.
The union has been working under the terms of their last five-year pact, which expired June 30, 2015.
Anthony Hamlet comes to Pittsburgh from the much-larger Palm Beach, Fla., school system; he also is a former NFL defensive lineman.
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said he referred conclusions of his school district audit to county, federal and Pennsylvania authorities.
With his action, the governor said the state should spend its time investing in teacher improvements, not paving the way for layoffs.
The Gateway school board voted unanimously Tuesday night to appoint longtime staffer William Short as the district’s new superintendent.
The proportion of schools segregated by race and class climbed from 9 percent to 16 percent of schools between 2001 and 2014.
The Cleveland School District is divided by railroad tracks that separate white families from black families.
The chief described the inappropriate behavior as ”physical contact, but not a sexual level.” The girls range from 4th to 9th grade.
If the budget is approved by the end of June, it would raise the tax of a home with a median assessed value of $21,630 by $48.88 per year.
If approved by school board, tentative extension would include small raises for teachers, paraprofessionals and clerical-technical workers.
At Baldwin High, members of the Special Olympics Club help raise money for the games and form bonds with students who have disabilities.
The Department of Homeland Security is investigating a Pittsburgh Beechwood PreK-5 teacher for inappropriate use of school technology.
If schools violate the federal guidance on transgender student access, they could risk losing federal funding or being subject to a lawsuit.
The risk of not accommodating transgender students and losing federal school funds alarmed some officials.
Officials say the guidance is meant to clarify expectations of school districts that receive funding from the federal government.
Carey Harris is leaving to run the Pennsylvania Early Learning Investment Commission.
Caroline Johns replaces Joseph Pasquerilla, who accepted a position as superintendent of the Bethel Park School District.
The school district’s proposed final budget for 2016-17 includes a property tax increase of 3.1 mills instead of 4.3 mills.
The directive is in formal guidance being sent to school districts today by the departments of Education and Justice.
More opportunities for grades 7-8 and a rebranding of the district’s image are among the advantages of restructuring, the district says.