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Turn to those with a degree of experience for higher education advice.
Julia Pierson’s exit came as lawmakers from both parties were calling for her ouster after her halting performance during a House hearing.
He gave underperforming facilities four to six weeks to show how they will address shortcomings.
Thomas Eric Duncan was sent home under the mistaken belief that he had only a mild fever, a hospital administrator said.
Also: She luckily received kind acts hours apart; even on busy interstate, couple stopped to assist.
Pennsylvania’s jobs website is no longer home to ads seeking dancers for a bachelor party or hostesses for visiting “gentlemen.”
Jeffrey I. Gordon, an expert on the influence of microbes in the human gut, today receives the Dickson Prize at Pitt’s Science 2014.
The DEA has approved changes to the scheduling classification of hydrocodone, set to take effect Monday, to halt misuse of the drug.
Self-knowledge and campus visits are important in making a selection.
Nontraditional students are becoming more common on college campuses.
Self-awareness helps to maximize opportunities.
The way race, gender and sexuality are treated on campus should always factor into your college decision.
Join a club, buy a meal plan and study in the library.
Sto-Rox loses its bid for a stay against the creation of a Propel charter school in its district.
Getting financial aid takes persistence and creativity.
Personal contacts and social networking can build a professional network.
Taking different courses brings personal fulfillment.
Older students know which classes are hard or easy, where to buy books and where to eat.
Make use of office hours.
Schools teach needed skills of thinking and writing critically.
Preparation and an open mind can maximize the experience.
Though writing can be a daunting task, there are ways to ease the process.
Remember many other students also are new to campus.
Write a page a day; read a book a week.
Adjustments include learning to adapt to others’ habits.
Balancing self-confidence with an eagerness to learn is key.
Use failure to get better, not to defeat yourself.
College is about more than classes.
There’s an endless amount of activities in which to be involved.
College drinking carries risks.
Ignore stereotypes when considering joining sororities and fraternities.
Adversities can turn into meaningful moments.
Teachers in the McKeesport Area School District will receive 3.75 percent raises over the span of the contract approved in mid-September.
Frank Demor was the kind of car dealer who was relentless in his salesmanship and who had a quick understanding of his customers.
Ideas learned in the classroom are embodied in the community.
Community can expand your education.
Do things that are of absolutely zero worth to your resume.
Housing can take a good sense of humor.
The Brooklyn Dodgers outfielder was best known for shaking Jackie Robinson’s hand when the latter broke baseball’s color barrier.
The $4.9 million project will involve windows, lighting and the HVAC system in McMurray Elementary School.
“We’re talking full accountability,” assistant superintendent Nancy Hines told the audience.
Build connections and experiences with internships.
Community planning committee updates cost estimates on high school to replace 54-year-old structure on Old Clairton Road.
An Advanced Technology Center opened this fall, a new education center will open in January and building upgrades are planned on its main
One board member said Francis Posa should leave the board because he has pleaded guilty to receiving stolen property, a misdemeanor.
Eighth-graders at Gateway Middle School are using the tablet-size computers in English and algebra for the first time.
Demonstrations swelled for a sixth day Wednesday, with one student leader estimating the crowd at 9 p.m. at close to 200,000 people.
From the start, the case was infused with racial overtones, renewing national debate over racial profiling and its possible consequences.
It was a victory for groups challenging similar restrictions in states across the United States.
The Obama administration declared guidelines to ensure that all public schools students have access to equivalent policies and facilities.