The Pennsylvania Department of Health is investigating mumps cases on Penn State University's main campus.
A Ten Commandments monument will be moved from a western Pennsylvania high school to a Catholic grade school due to an atheist's lawsuit.
“I need to focus on other things, like college acceptances and all that other fun stuff that a senior is supposed to be thinking about.”
The announcement of the task force coincides with release of a study on preschool education in Pittsburgh.
Two attempts in two weeks to formally censure board member Chad Stubenbort have failed on a vote of 6-3.
The school district had anticipated that it would have to raise taxes for 2017-18, but its financial picture has improved.
Ross approved the tax abatement last month for the former Northway Mall site, but the school board postponed its vote on the matter.
The search for a new chancellor for the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth has been narrowed to three finalists.
Conservatives are praising the Trump administration's rollback of public school bathroom requirements for transgender students.
In a letter to DeVos released Thursday, six lawmakers said they are concerned that there has been no public explanation by the president.
Penn State graduate student assistants are seeking union representation.
Gaugamela Holdings, which is challenging the sale by Pittsburgh Public Schools, can refile its lawsuit.
Before his firing, Nisson Friedman, 26, of Squirrel Hill had been a teacher at Yeshiva Schools of Pittsburgh since 2014.
The state system also said future infusions will require the school to create a new model and revised mission to stabilize finances.
The unflattering audit of Moon and Curt Baker’s experience there convinced Wilson School Board to negotiate for his resignation.
The firm that oversees registrations for the SAT exam is boosting security following test-stealing, other cheating in recent years
It will now be up to states and school districts to interpret whether federal sex discrimination law applies to gender identity.
U.S. Reps. Tim Murphy and Keith Rothfus have been conspicuously absent from town hall events during the congressional recess.
Franklin Vigo, 53, of Apollo was immediately sentenced to five years’ probation by Allegheny County Common Pleas Judge Donna Jo McDaniel.
A school spokeswoman said a student “kind of lost control today and was physically aggressive with staff members.”
It was not known if the incident under investigation involved a student or where it might have occurred.
The Freedom From Religion Foundation said it was told that the district will relocate the 6-foot-high monolith within 30 days.
The decision could eventually cost Pittsburgh Public Schools up to $11 million a year, according to figures from 2014.
Thomas Barchfeld was sentenced to three years’ probation with the first year to be served on house arrest.
The National Endowment for the Arts and other conservative targets fight to remain budgeted.
President Donald Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos won’t have much influence over local district policy, experts say.
The vote will allow a group of retired educators and others to create a high school for the performing arts.
Advocacy groups and parents asked again for an end to out-of-school suspensions or expulsions for nonviolent conduct.
Students explore engineering through hands-on activities at first-ever Explore Engineering! festival at Carnegie Mellon University.
Nick Lane, the noted evolutionary biochemist and author, will be keynote speaker Tuesday for Darwin Day 2017 at Duquesne University.
The plan to put North Hills schools under one administration soon to be duplicated in other regions, he says.
The student retreat ignited a worldwide Catholic charismatic renewal, one of the church’s most influential spiritual movements.
The Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh announced final plans for parish schools in the North Hills that will consolidate next school year.
The revocation could become permanent once criminal and university investigations are finished, the university said in a statement Friday.
University president H. Fred Walker gave a blunt assessment of campus enrollment, academics and finances Thursday.
The audit found the district paid nearly $900,000 for construction change orders and staff spent more than $300,000 on credit cards.
Riverview and Norwin are among the local districts offering educational programs on addiction.
Kayla Snyder, school counselor, teaches a lesson in each class once a month on a different topic and has created student support groups.
The work includes recoating the running track at Jefferson Middle School and repaving and sidewalk repair work at the high school.
The approved budget of $64.98 million would exceed the state’s Act 1 index that limits tax increases.
IQ Escape in Ross provides challenges for its customers and for students in an innovation and design class at Avonworth Middle School.
The opinion stems from a request last summer by the Gateway School District to employ an armed police force.
University leaders say they no longer can justify subsidizing the operation and plan to close the Press later this year.
His attorney claims the U.S. attorney’s office improperly filed a pre-sentence report on the public docket instead of under seal.
FAME, a college prep program, recognizes its participants as Baptist Temple Church launches an initiative to recognize minority youth.
Superintendent Anthony Hamlet has made implementing “community schools” one of his top priorities for the district.
Greene County coroner will not say whether the person, who was pronounced dead at 11:22 a.m., was a student.
The Human Library, a concept developed in Copenhagen, Denmark, uses dialogue to cut through stereotypes and prejudice.
Education policy professor Sara Goldrick-Rab has brought in two large grants, totaling more than $6 million for research
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