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Teachers are learning their students’ academic growth data for the first time.
PNC Grow Up Great celebrated its 10th anniversary with a vocabulary challenge — teaching the same lesson at the same time in 37 cities.
City Council members Corey O’Connor and Dan Gilman offer career advice to local high school students through the U Can B program.
Jerome Cochran’s service spans more than three decades.
Seven nations, mainly in Europe, let Americans take college courses, in English, either cheaply or free.
Among the 14 presidents, the largest boost was a 13.2 percent, or $29,078, increase awarded to Bloomsburg University president David Soltz.
Several board members expressed concerns over the lack of specifics outlined to board members about the plan.
He is being held at the Westmoreland County juvenile detention center, where he is receiving mental health treatment.
Each is being held on $500,000 bond, accused of seriously injuring a 30-year-old man outside an off-campus restaurant.
Pittsburgh Public Schools said the 15-year-old girl entered the teachers’ lounge about 9:15 a.m. and grabbed a steak knife.
The Pulitzer Prize winner was one of several speakers at Tuesday’s Salk Symposium at the University of Pittsburgh.
Bucks County District Attorney David Heckler said Tuesday he had so far been presented with no evidence of criminal conduct.
The Philadelphia-area Cheltenham School District said members of the boys’ soccer team dangled players from their underwear.
Eight Pittsburgh-area and 13 international schools participated in the two-hour conference; another six schools in the region listened in.
Speakers discussed topics ranging from teacher quality to arts education to state and federal funding and their impact on minority students.
In a request filed by the Post-Gazette, the office ordered the release of emails written by Acting Education Secretary Carolyn Dumaresq.
The Heinz Endowments is providing 10 community groups with training from the Annenberg Institute for School Reform at Brown University.
The iPads will be allocated to each Kelly and Turner elementary schools, with one of the two classrooms in each grade level receiving them.
Trustees voted 17-9 against a resolution backed by alumni-elected trustees
Wilkinsburg High School looks to keep teams alive by recruiting players from neighboring private and charter schools.
Organizers say they hope the video conference will raise awareness of issues surrounding the outbreak.
In Allegheny County, more children have after-school opportunities than the national or state averages, but there’s still a large unmet
David Conrad leaves behind the lights of Hollywood to work with drama students at his alma mater The Kiski School.
The first-year social studies teacher intercepted the gunman trying to reload in the lunchroom at Seattle-area high school.
Some trustees who accuse the Freeh report in the Jerry Sandusky scandal of unfairly tarnishing Penn State finally could get their wish.
The website cost $249,559 to build, with Team Pennsylvania Foundation paying $215,000.
Parents whose children took the test continue to express anger that the company did not alert them to a problem earlier.
Details on new policies set to be released to faculty on Monday.
EDMC had reported a loss of $664 million in fiscal 2014, a drop driven in part by a drop in enrollment at 110 campuses around the country.
The college scholarship initiative has secured a $1 million commitment from a family.
Eight people were arrested and 24 others cited for various infractions Saturday after the celebration of WVU's football win turned ugly.
The board also OK’d the parameters of a new high school elective, and heard from residents about the proposed volunteer clearance policy.
The board accepted the resignation of James Budzilek who held the reins of the district for less than 50 weeks.
One employee was a Pittsburgh Westinghouse 6-12 principal who was rated unsatisfactory; the other was a welding teacher.
The first day for students will be Aug. 24, a week earlier than this year. The last day will be May 27.
Under the new rule, a licensed caterer must be present in order for the concession stand to open.
It is the first step in a long-range plan to upgrade all buildings and athletic facilities.
School news from around the North suburbs.
Director Saleem Ghubril will deliver the Promise’s annual report today and announce additional major gifts.
Almost two dozen people for a “PR brainstorming session” held tonight at Woodland Hills School District’s administrative office.
International Baccalaureate seniors at Pittsburgh Obama 6-12 are going to get help paying for IB exam registration fees.
The grant is from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice.
The board of Pittsburgh Public Schools honored Stanley Kubit and Medio "Mike" Mercolini as part of Operation Recognition.
The developer plans to turn the building into 30 to 40 market-rate apartments.
Academic achievement and the economic makeup of school districts urged to be a factor in the state’s new basic education funding formula.
She said the furloughs are likely if a state hearing examiner’s decision ruling that it must implement its teacher contract stands.
The Appalachia Partnership Initiative will focus on boosting students’ science, technology, engineering and math skills.
Nick Trombetta's lawyers want the judge to throw out the government's charges or limit its evidence gleaned from the recordings.
The mayor’s education task force tonight bounced around ideas ranging from safety to class size in Pittsburgh Public Schools.
One Day University will hold its first program in Pittsburgh this week.