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The Delany Scholars Program, a district initiative that provided mentoring and academic help, ended last month when funding ran out.
American students don‘t know much about World War I even though teachers are trying.
The governor's adviser on higher education keeps a low profile and an open schedule.
Project develops skills and work ethic for Holy Family Academy students.
The board of Pittsburgh Public Schools tonight set four performance priorities for Superintendent Linda Lane for 2014-15.
The board rejected plans by the Environmental Charter School at Frick Park that would have cost the district as much as $11 million a year.
The board made leadership changes, including accepting the retirement of Mary Jane Conley, executive director of special education.
The administration removed proposed revisions to the Code of Student Conduct from the agenda of the board of Pittsburgh Public Schools.
The summer camp, led by writer/director Joey Travolta, teaches those with autism spectrum disorders about communication and collaboration.
“Me and Earl and the Dying Girl” author Jesse Andrews met last week with students and faculty from Obama Academy and Schenley High School.
Board members, ignoring the protests of a furious parents, voted Monday night to close R. Hyde Elementary School in an effort to save money.
Risky health behavior including binge-drinking, unsafe sex and use of hard drugs was less common among these kids, a study found.
The board of Pittsburgh Public Schools will vote Wednesday on revisions that replace zero tolerance with more discretion.
The public was blocked from speaking at the first meeting after the motion was amended, and again at a June 30 meeting.
West Mifflin contends the state pays it more than $4,000 per student less for educating students from Duquesne than for its own students.
The U.S. Department of Education for the second consecutive year ranked Pitt as the nation‘s priciest public university for tuition, just
The ruling upholds the department's May 2013 decision.
A third-party specialty cleaning and decontamination crew will begin work on the building Friday or Monday.
Trustees approved increases of 3.9% for main campus students and 2% for the school's regional campuses for the 2014-15 academic year.
The group’s attorney, Jack Cambest, said the litigants believe the Sunshine Act was violated during the voting process.
The board of Pittsburgh Public Schools appointed three principals.
The West Mifflin Area School District believes it should be entitled to for educating about 260 Duquesne City School District students.
The controversial standards have critics on the right and the left.
As returns to education have increased, geographic segregation of the most educated workers has, too, says a Stanford University economist.
Medical schools and hospitals run crash courses in the basics for new interns.
Moving such a resolution to an action authorized by the board will require significant legwork.
Expectation is that each of the three schools will match $150,000 amount, a spokesman said.
Actor and University of Pittsburgh alumnus Richard E. Rauh pledged $75,000 as the first donor to a new matching funds scholarship campaign.
The trustees are discussing their own set of changes that could be recommended and voted on by September.
Census finds those with a bachelor‘s degree in so-called STEM fields are more likely to get work, but not in those occupations.
The scholarships, presented at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium, are intended for students who are or have been homeless in the area.
The loan will allow the district to borrow cash on a short-term basis to help pay operating expenses through July.
The State System of Higher Education approved a 3 percent increase bringing the tuition total to $6,820 for the academic year.
The school board eliminated the position and approved curriculum writing stipends for high school faculty creating new courses.
Jess Stairs filed a notice Tuesday in Centre County that he intends to sue Penn State, along with trustees Keith Masser and Betsy Huber.
Pittsburgh Public Schools’ move to new phones is expected to increase parent contact with teachers and save money.
President Barack Obama will mandate state plans for assure quality teachers in high-need schools.
The idea of a merger or of Cornell students attending Moon was studied in 1992 and 1998, but nothing happened.
Despite slight increases in targeted funding, the pending state education budget mostly holds funding flat.
The school of science opened its session last week at Carnegie Mellon University, but funding for the program might dry up.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh will connect 120 ninth-graders at Brashear with college-educated mentors.
Holy Family Academy's work-study plan will give its students work experience and a chance to offset tuition costs.
Less than 2 percent of teachers in the U.S. are African-American males, according to Robert Millward, education professor at IUP.
The Rev. John Bonaventure Kwofie came from his native Ghana to Duquesne University last year to teach and earn a doctorate.
Subra Suresh is one of four people on New York Times list of “Great Immigrants” who were born in India.
Clarion University of Pennsylvania students are finishing a monthlong excavation today of a site near West Hickory in Forest County.
Pittsburgh‘s public safety director downplayed their potential uses, saying that many substances found in homes could also make explosives.
Previously, one student at the senior high and one at the intermediate high school had been diagnosed with pertussis.
Donna J. Kuga succeeds Gary B. Keefer as interim chancellor for Penn State Beaver.
The new president at Seton Hill University is determined to maintain the school‘s consistently high level of performance.