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Pittsburgh Public Schools Superintendent Linda Lane is working on a three-school plan for science, technology, engineering, arts and math.
Chairman Keith Masser said the board discussed the controversial report during its executive session Friday in University Park.
President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden launched the “It’s On Us” initiative.
Exploration of a possible merger between school districts Cornell and Moon Area will continue as long as both sides show interest.
It shows itself with symptoms of fever of more than 101 degrees, runny nose, coughing, sneezing and sometimes rash.
The state Education Department will conduct a public review of the standards as requested by Gov. Tom Corbett.
Dickson, Shaffer and Fairless elementaries would close, along with the district administrative building on Greensburg Pike.
The department says Auditor Eugene Depasquale is “succumbing to political tactics.”
Sto-Rox School District wants Commonwealth Court to block the school because it would take so many students it could kill the district.
The $64,657 worth of donations ranged from paper to microscopes.
Visitors to the North Hills School District's website soon will be seeing ads for area businesses.
Teachers use the application with kindergartners as a digitized version of a behavior chart and allows parents to monitor kids’ behavior.
The official grand opening of the Twin Rivers Primary and Intermediate School celebrated the facility’s assets, environment responsibility.
Mt. Lebanon High School’s festival of bands will take place this weekend, coordinated by nearly 100 volunteers and featuring nine bands.
The theme for this year’s program is “Peace by Piece,” signifying that each individual is responsible for peaceful decision-making.
The move comes in the wake of new reports about the job performance of Ron Tomalis, a former special adviser on higher education.
Non-profit school says it is changing its name to better reflect its impact on workforce development.
The district would not specify why it was terminating its contract with Andrea Williams, who has been on full-time leave since March 28.
The state Department of Education moves to block the release of emails of former Education Secretary Ron Tomalis.
The presentation will take place at the school board's meeting at Thomas Jefferson High School, 310 Old Clairton Road, Jefferson Hills.
The measure would authorize school boards to permit teachers, administrators and other staff members to arm themselves to protect students.
Mr. Bernstein for many years maintained a private psychology practice Downtown, moving it to Aspinwall in more recent years.
The university will leave another 14 vacant positions unfilled.
Pittsburgh Public Schools announced it is reducing the amount of time students in K-5 spend taking required tests this school year.
There were 71 schools from 26 states who were named a School of Excellence.
During a campaign stop, Democrat Tom Wolf said he wants a severance tax on natural gas drilling to fund schools if he becomes governor.
Washington, Idaho, Oregon and Hawaii recently participated in a pilot project to share data on student outcomes.
An analysis of state data shows casinos haven’t delivered enough revenue to put a significant dent in most homeowners’ tax bills.
At a preserved, 100-year-old, one-room schoolhouse in Clearfield County, alumni will gather to recall their days as students there.
Pitt’s Center for Latin American Studies celebrated 50 years with remembrances from some of those who used it for international careers.
A Beaver County junior ROTC instructor cited for public drunkenness and disorderly conduct has now been charged with child endangerment.
Camels are believed to be the source infecting humans with a contagious and deadly virus spreading through the Middle East.
Jane Chu, chairwoman of the National Endowment of the Arts, is in Pittsburgh for Arts Education Partnership National Forum.
Provost Patricia Beeson conveyed her decision in a letter being distributed today to members of the Faculty Assembly.
Signed agreements would be needed from faculty and technical staff who submit federal grant proposals.
The University of Pittsburgh is telling all faculty and nonclerical staff they must sign intellectual property agreements.
The newspaper filed a Right-to-Know request asking for emails of the acting Department of Education secretary, Carolyn Dumaresq.
At a Capitol news conference Wednesday, state Rep. Seth Grove, R-York, said the existing program is burdensome for school districts.
Mr. Delaney will return to the business faculty after a successor is named, university officials said.
Our roll call of schools in northern suburbs continues this week.
The school in Cranberry is the first new Catholic high school to be built in the Pittsburgh diocese since 1967.
Tens of thousands may see their Social Security benefits docked to make the payments.
Officials have a new plan to spend $6.5 million for a STEM center by reconfiguring space at the high school and building an addition.
The 135 teachers in the district plan to strike if a new contract isn’t reached by the end of the winter holiday break.
College scholarships will be awarded at the fair Saturday to qualifying students.
Tuesday's meeting was the first the education association has had with the East Allegheny School District since teachers went on strike.
Pittsburgh Public Schools Tuesday announced a plan to reduce the time spent in testing by as much as half in grades K-5.
The districts 133 teachers, who have been working without a contract since June 2012, went on strike last Tuesday, the first day of school.
Supporters say benefits include teaching resilience, collaboration, communication, creativity, critical thinking and problem solving.
Kennedy police attempted to arrest Andre Coles, 27, today on drug-related charges, but he escaped on foot.