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The board has named Avella Area superintendent Janell Logue-Belden, 46, of South Fayette to the post.
The North Hills School District’s parent groups funded the unit.
Annual review of test scores and school performance profiles presents positive picture of district.
William Kerr’s current contract will expire June 30. He will receive a five-year contract, with a salary of $158,526 the first year.
School board tables vote on lighting system as price questions remain.
School Police Officer Aaron Vanatta started a peer jury in 2012.
Robert Garvey will head Bower Hill Elementary School, and Gregory Marquis will be in charge of Pleasant Valley Elementary School.
The rankings had the district ninth in the nation, third in Pennsylvania and first in the Pittsburgh area.
Enrollment in the district also dropped by about 35 students this school year.
A $20,000 grant from the Garble and Benedum foundations has helped the school fund a wind turbine, sustainable garden and outdoor classroom.
Mother says she would have delayed son’s surgery if she had known the sophomore would be able to access classes due to accessibility issues.
Mt. Lebanon School District director of finance Jan Klein stressed the act’s ’doomsday penalty.’
Linda Lane called on the state to consider enrollment as well as equity, recognizing it costs more to educate some children than others.
Under the extension, Avonworth teachers with a masters degree and 18 years of service will see pay increase from $92,050 to $95,025.
Jeffrey Wheeler, retired U.S. Marine Corps sergeant, always wanted to see his son teach a class at the University of Pittsburgh.
The Fox Chapel Area School District said, however, that parent-teacher conferences will take place as scheduled.
Participation in varsity sports is now open to select students outside the Wilkinsburg School District.
All 2015 high school commencement ceremonies in Pittsburgh Public Schools will be at the Petersen Events Center in Oakland.
The board approved selling the Rogers School building in Garfield to Impakt Development for $275,000, the asking price.
The board of Pittsburgh Public Schools tonight awarded a tax break to one developer and tabled a vote on a break for another.
The board of Pittsburgh Public Schools tonight approved a state-required comprehensive plan, which runs from July 2015 through June 2018.
Jacob Flowers is only in third grade, but he's already distinguished.
The fire, which was reported shortly after 5:30 a.m., was in Washington Hall.
In the wake of two violent incidents, the district has moved quickly on new procedures for alternative education and detention.
The president commented at an all-women’s convocation in September about how false rape allegations can ruin a young man’s life.
A school district spokeswoman said the lockdown lasted about an hour.
New lawsuit filed seeks a judicial order, this time armed with state test results showing schools failing to meet state academic standards.
In the vanguard of Indian-American college presidents, he heads a school with a marked international flavor.
Admissions officers are more aware of an applicant’s digital fingerprint.
The Rembacher Chamber Music Competition at Carnegie Mellon University encouraged innovation in musical performance.
State test results decline for all students and some subgroups, including economically disadvantaged and special education students.
In 2013-14 and 2014-15, teachers who have earned a satisfactory evaluation will move up one step on the pay scale.
Preservation groups, meanwhile, are considering nominations of three Forbes Avenue buildings featuring the facades for historic status.
Police say the event involved underage drinking followed by dropping off 19 drunk underage pledges in a residential neighborhood.
Geneva College in Beaver Falls and the Catholic dioceses of Pittsburgh and Erie won the initial rounds of cases.
About two dozen people attended the rally, which was part of a week of action under the national Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools.
University hopes the added women’s offerings bring it closer to addressing a Title IX discrimination complaint.
They were among 100 school systems highlighted as examples for the rest of the country.
Wealthier districts performed better, while poorer districts were on the low end of the ratings.
State law makes most governmental entities immune from civil liability but permits damages of up to $500,000 for motor vehicle accidents.
Administrators at Wilkinsburg Middle/High School take students’ phones at the beginning of the day and return them at the end.
Sewickley Academy is part of a worldwide attempt to set a record for “Most People Sport Stacking at Multiple Locations in One Day.”
Residents living near the closed school in Ross told North Hills school board members that their property values would be jeopardized.
A group of pro-drilling residents asked the board Nov. 11 to reconsider allowing Rex Energy to drill under the district’s schools.
It will require multiple clearances for all volunteers, no matter how little they help out.
Avonworth holds pep rally; Highlands holds gold card Thanksgiving luncheon; Mars Area presents comedy
The task force faced problems identifying its mission and goals, members said.
The planned gift will also support operations and undergraduate merit scholarships at the school.
Teachers and administrators tackle their own racial attitudes to help students learn more effectively.
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