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The vote came after Tracy Montgomery, mother of the student Kaitlin, addressed the board.
Students from Japan visited Norwin schools through a program called Kakehashi, which means “a bridge connecting two sides with differences.
Norah Carter, a fifth-grader at Eden Hall Upper Elementary School, won the districtwide competition with her recipe for Garden Pops.
The policy requiring volunteers to obtain criminal clearances, modeled after a new state law, was introduced at the March 18 meeting.
This is the third time that a group of students from Mt. Lebanon High School will perform at the famed music hall.
Officials with Imagine Penn Hills Charter School of Entrepreneurship expect enrollment to increase in 2015-16.
The initiative strives to increase the number of students taking Advance Placement courses.
Montour school directors continued the process of addressing issues left open by the previous administration.
As part of a budget presentation to the school board, Curt Baker discussed salary ranges being negotiated between the union and district.
Officials are concerned that students who do not live in Penn Hills may be fraudulently attending school in the district.
About 10 Fox Chapel students are getting a real-world work experience at Massaro CM Services, the high school construction contractor.
Scott Stickney, enrichment facilitator at Hampton High School, enlisted students to illustrate his story about a camp for gifted students.
Hillel has attempted to stop local chapters from hosting events that involve speakers or groups deemed to be anti-Israel.
School news from throughout the west communities.
School news from Pittsburgh region’s north communities.
The Steel Valley school board will decide tonight if a special needs student’s use of a faculty bathroom violates the teachers contract.
Tracy Montgomery’s daughter Kaitlin, 10, is the subject of a grievance filed by the Steel Valley Education Association.
The Steel Valley school board voted unanimously, without discussion, to deny a grievance filed by the teachers union.
Follow the PG as we join 5 Pittsburgh-area high school students who are touring 13 historically black colleges to decide on their future.
The new developments emerged Wednesday as protesters marched to the house and called for the school to shut down the fraternity permanently.
The superintendent sent a letter to parents notifying them of the security breach at the school.
Prosecutors say Sanchez-Osorio broke into the 23-year-old student’s bedroom, tore off her underpants and choked her until she turned blue.
The county coroner said there was no sign of any congenital defect that caused the death.
Tuition will increase $24 per credit this fall then freeze for 2016-17.
Six city schools achieve STAR status based on student improvement. Pittsburgh Lincoln PreK-5 is in the top 15 percent.
The new three-year pact will be effective Sept. 1. The current contract expires Aug. 31.
After starting 2014 with a budgeted $14.4 million operating deficit, the district has ended the year with a $15.9 million surplus.
The AP Summer Academy will be at Carnegie Mellon University from July 13 to July 31.
The annual Champion Awards are made by an organization of parents and educators advocating for all students with disabilities.
Duquesne University held a “A Day for Learning and Speaking Out” on Wednesday but doesn’t want the conversation to end there.
Richard Liberto, the district’s director of business affairs, was placed on leave Tuesday with pay, according to district officials.
The Schaffer building was sold for $225,000 to the Pittsburgh Spice and Seasoning Co.
College Greek-life organizations are pushing Congress to make it harder for universities to investigate rape allegations.
Eric J. Barron says he would recommend the freeze for in-state students if the university were to receive a proposed funding increase.
A sports partnership with Imani Christian Academy for spring sports was not enough to save the baseball program at Wilkinsburg High School.
Mr. McNulty replaces Richard Jewell, a Pittsburgh businessman and 1967 graduate of the school.
Jonathan Antonishen, 22, was a senior engineering major from Acme, Pa.
The action comes after last week’s suspension of a fraternity investigated for maintaining a Facebook page with photos of nude PSU co-eds.
It has been more than 40 years since the Apollo astronauts flew to the moon and brought back 842 pounds of lunar samples.
The bill would ban companies that operate school services from using or disclosing students’ personal information to tailor ads to them.
Second-year Edinboro student Devin Stevenson, 20, of Franklin, formerly of Oil City, has been charged in the shooting.
Local clergy who are members of the Pennsylvania Interfaith Impact Network held a news conference and prayer service Monday morning.
The arrests at Indiana University of Pennsylvania were for non-violent crimes such as disorderly conduct and public urination.
Some find the tests to be too stressful and time consuming for students.
The hike results in a $190 increase per semester for the 2015-16 school year.
Penn State president Eric Barron said if he were reading news accounts about the matter, he would be protesting with the students.
Some female students say women cannot feel safe at fraternities and they’re taking part in the rally to help change that culture.
The teaching of cursive writing has diminished, but some Pittsburgh-area schools are pressing on.
The school board brings back a former member whose experience will be valued as the district faces upcoming challenges.
Teens offer a variety of observations after watching a heart by-pass operation with their teacher.