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A PSEA report says poor school districts have fared worse than wealthy ones in state funding and student performance.
Renovated classrooms, different teachers, upgraded technology and expanded programs greeted West students who returned to classes this week.
Board President Anthony Angotti said Shauna D'Alessandro shared a report from a private session and didn’t share information from a meeting.
Eleven educators will meet with officials to discuss school funding.
Commonwealth Court ruled the district wrongfully terminated Angela DiBattista after promising her immunity to testify about the incident.
By the time the board of Pittsburgh Public Schools voted on nine furloughs, all but one part-time teacher already had been called back.
A security guard who helped end the stabbing spree at Franklin Regional High School in Murrysville in April was fired without cause.
The University of Pittsburgh will join the “major hub for brain research across the globe” on brain circuitry, function, diseases and
Grove City College’s campus was locked down for about three hours this morning and a convocation was postponed after a nearby armed robbery.
The district met the requirements for the courses, that will be offered in the revamped curriculum for the merged middle and high school.
State universities are backing President Obama’s proposed scorecard for colleges in the hope that it will steer more federal aid to them.
Penn State president Eric Barron is not saying if he supports one of the restructuring plans under consideration.
The American Academy of Pediatrics is recommending middle and high schools start classes at 8:30 a.m. or later.
A child’s third-grade reading level is a key predictor of later academic success, experts say.
In spite of changing transportation companies, the first day of school was marred by late buses throughout the district.
There will be up to $20 million a year in Pennsylvania under federal Preschool Development Grants, and the panel will write a proposal.
Teachers are waiting to hear whether they will get a raise included in a contract that was passed last year then revoked by a new school
Federal officials allow to seek a delay in using student tests in teacher evaluation, but Pennsylvania doesn’t expect to apply.
Records show Ron Tomalis entered and exited a garage used by employees of the Department of Education on 126 days this year.
Randal E. Bryant is using his yearlong sabbatical to teach White House officials the ins and outs of data science.
Speakers noted the difficulty of reaching a formula that could fairly distribute state money to the many types of schools in Pennsylvania.
The school district already provides free breakfasts for all students.
The board of Pittsburgh Public Schools took a first look at 2014 state test scores that show some improvement over the prior year.
The school district is facing a shortage of four teachers as of Wednesday night due to recent resignations received in the past week.
The brief seeks to counter a motion by Nick Trombetta's legal team seeking dismissal of the indictment or suppression of key evidence.
Fresh Start is bringing its Tomalis protests to Pittsburgh as part of a statewide effort to dog Gov. Tom Corbett.
Gov.Tom Corbett said Ron Tomalis “did his work” despite others calling for his ouster after the Post-Gazette found little work product.
The newly consolidated elementary school is expected to be a “one stop shop” of resources and services for students.
The new $6.5 million plan would reconfigure and reuse some space at the high school and add onto the high school.
Mr. Duncan said early childhood education is "the most important investment we can make."
His resignation comes two weeks after the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette found little evidence of work at his post as adviser to the governor.
Cornell’s superintendent will continue discussing the possibility of merger with Moon’s superintendent before any formal action.
Through the program, high-achieving schools can apply to become mentors to low-achieving schools.
Duncan will be here Wednesday as part of a two-day forum on early childhood education initiatives.
The decision follows a drop in interest and rise in similar programs elsewhere, including online, a statement said.
Student Conservation Association crews advance East End watershed project and build and improve trails in parks throughout the city.
Universities around the U.S. that are facing pressure over the handling of rape allegations are adopting policies to define consensual sex.
Penn Hills opens a gleaming new elementary school for 1,300 students, consolidating five schools to improve instruction and cut costs.
School Performance Profile scores for districts in 2012-13 put North Allegheny at the top and Wilkinsburg at the bottom in Allegheny County.
In court, many doomsday scenarios were presented by NCAA attorneys about what a world in which college athletes were paid would look like.
The Salvation Army gave away 200 backpacks in Homewood Thursday, part of 2,000 the program will distribute in the area before school begins.
School parents were told of the decision Thursday.
Duquesne ($1.3 million) and the Academy Charter School in Carrick ($571,597) will use the money to improve staff and management.
The Rally for Change began in the Hill District eight years ago, conceived as an artistic way for students to push for an end to violence.
The new conduct code incorporates some recommendations made by students last year and is designed to provide discretion and cut suspensions.
Artwork by students who partook in the Art Activism program of the Pittsburgh Public Schools' Summer Dreamers Academy will be featured.
Questions about Mr. Tomalis’ work effort in the past year arose this week following the publication of a Pittsburgh Post-Gazette story.
The department did not order a nameplate for his office door until Tuesday, two days after a Pittsburgh Post-Gazette story raised questions.
Former secretary of education Ron Tomalis was appointed special adviser in June 2013, but was permitted to keep his cabinet-level salary.
Congress may find it easier to require background checks for teachers than for weapons purchasers.