Eligible veterans will pay in-state tuition at public colleges and universities under a state law no matter how recently they moved here.
Allen Carter spent more than a year in Rankin Promise, an alternative education program in which students spend an average of 230 days.
The building, located between Tennyson and Ruskin avenues at Bigelow Boulevard, had minimal cosmetic damage to its eaves.
The North Allegheny school board rolled out both tax increases and a one-to-one technology initiative at their meeting.
Monroeville residents with a house valued at the average $107,900 should see an increase of $46.88 per year on their taxes.
The school board voted 6-1 to approve the budget, which includes the maximum real estate tax hike allowed by the state index.
Two classes –– Midsummer Night’s (Berry) Jam and Ferment This (From Kimchi to Kraut) –– were designed to take advantage of summer’s bounty.
The average homeowner is expected to pay an additional $25 in property taxes under the new budget.
Former administrator Phil Martell is now being accused of “double dipping,” or billing two organizations for the same trip expenses.
Board members questioned why worker rates varied for different sport events, and the tabled action on 3 percent raises for some employees.
The American Association of University Women honored Sister Rita Yeasted, professor at La Roche College, for 25 years of women’s advocacy.
Through Project SEED, economically disadvantaged high school students get to take part in actual scientific research.
Students read a book and play a corresponding game at the district’s summer family literacy program. Parents are also encouraged to attend.
School news from the Pittsburgh region’s north communities.
Last year, the event raised $32,000 for the Public Library. This year a garden party will be held including hors d'oeuvres, sweets and live
“You don’t buy a Cadillac when your budget calls for a Kia,“ writer says.
Jason Cooper, 38, of Verona is scheduled to appear before Judge David R. Cashman on Aug. 12 for motions court and a trial.
Combined, 97.1 percent of the teachers received distinguished or proficient ratings compared to 96.9 percent the prior year.
Delegates at the American Federation of Teachers Pennsylvania convention want the state Legislature to repeal the current teacher
The Ellis School is the only all-girls private preK-12 school in Pittsburgh, but has struggled to differentiate itself from other schools.
The Campus SaVE Act, which was passed into law two years ago, went into effect Wednesday.
Edwina Kinchington of Pittsburgh Science & Technology Academy 6-12 won the award from the National Association of Biology Teachers.
Chevron Corp. and Carnegie Science Center announced the company will donate $900,000 over the next three years for the STEM center.
Judge Jeffrey Manning ordered that Joseph Ruggieri, 40, remain jailed and undergo a behavior clinic evaluation.
Gateway to the Arts provides arts education and artist training in the Pittsburgh region.
The board hired Joseph Petrella as the district’s deputy superintendent and heir apparent to the permanent top job.
Pittsburgh Public Schools and Pittsburgh Federation of Teachers, continue to negotiate terms to replace a contract approved in 2010.
Enrollment now is expected to fall by 1,697 students this fall, a bigger dip than the 862 forecast before student commitments were received.
The Achievement School District would be run by a board appointed by the governor and Senate and House leaders.
Commonwealth Court will hear the case of whether state offices should retain email, pushed by media outlets including the Post-Gazette.
Starting Wednesday, new federal loans will have lower rates than loans taken out last year. But they likely will creep back up in 2016-2017.
David Duane Will Jr., a former teacher at John Marshall High School south of Wheeling, entered the plea in U.S. District Court in Wheeling.
Joseph Ruggieri is one of two Plum Senior High School teachers accused of having sex with female students.
The board approved in a 6-1 vote a final budget with $87.8 million in costs and $97 million in revenue.
The original 24-stop, 1,290-pipe organ was installed in 1896 and was last refurbished in 1964.
AIU is bound by the state’s open-meeting law, although it rarely holds public discussions about its operations or spending.
The board approved the promotion of acting superintendent Nancy Hines to superintendent for a three-year term ending in June of 2018.
The University of Pittsburgh expands to five productions in 2015-16, when it will spend more time in the Charity Randall campus theater.
Leaders of Pennsylvania’s state-owned university system are extending a $6.5 million line of credit to Cheyney University.
Following two cyberattacks on Penn State's College of Liberal Arts, the university is resetting passwords on its college-issued accounts.
More school districts are providing their own special education services rather than those of the Allegheny Intermediate Unit
Top Democratic lawmakers say Gov. Tom Wolf has told them that he’ll veto a GOP plan that does not meet his priorities.
The Consortium for Public Education attempts to lessen the summer drain on academic growth.
A 700-seat gymnasium? This is just one feature of renovations to South Park Middle School, which begin this summer and end December 2016.
Washington Elementary is getting new heating, ventilation and air-conditioning equipment, light fixtures, carpeting and other improvements.
In his new post, Patrick Harrigan plans to connect South Park residents with their school district.
The Baldwin-Whiltehall School District is raising the mileage rate and looking for ways to save money, including cutting jobs.
The property tax rate for 2015-16 will increase by 2 mills, which is lower than the 2.7-mill increase that had been proposed.
Enrollment in the center’s summer day camps for grades 6-9 has grown from about 70 in 2013 to at least 151 this year.
While revenues from earned income tax will bring in an additional $300,000, expenses also are expected to climb by $2.95 million.