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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.
The professor cuts, if they happen, would occur at the close of the 2014-15 academic year. Possible numbers have not been decided.
Temple University announced it will move to test-optional admissions, the first public research university in the Northeast to do so.
The 23-year-old female student was taken to UPMC Presbyterian, where she is being treated for back injuries and two broken ankles.
As state financial aid application deadlines approach, scammers are targeting college students and families.
The board unanimously approved the charter school application on the condition that a legally compliant school building is constructed.
The board hired Daniel Matsook as the district's acting superintendent, making him the third person since March to hold the title.
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.