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The grand jury is looking into whether administrators and staff members knew of inappropriate relationships between teachers and students.
PSU president Eric Barron wants the university to raise the stakes for fraternities to model better behavior.
Xi Xiaoxing, 47, a former professor at Penn State, was awarded a Defense Department grant in 2004 to purchase the device for research.
The testing should be shortened by 90 minutes next year.
Gerald “Jerry” Costanzo teaches English at the university and also is founding director of Carnegie Mellon University Press.
Earlier this month, Mr. Roosevelt announced that he was leaving the presidency of Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio.
Taxes will increase by 0.40 mills; the contract extension provides for a raise of 3.17 percent per year.
Former Mars Area superintendent William Pettigrew also was nominated to a seat on that board. He retired in 2013 after 26 years in the job.
Lexi Korol and Lexi Palombo, students at Ambridge Area High School, created a dog park in Walter Panek Park for their senior project.
The theater department of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart High School recently learned it has been selected to perform for 90 minutes.
Franklin Regional taxes will increase to fund a new budget, which will allow physical improvements to be made to schools.
Taxes have been steady at 18.63 mills for three years.
The program, to be set up at seven sites, could feed up to 500 children this summer.
Richard Rechenberg, a teacher at Holy Sepulcher Catholic School, has been honored by the Pennsylvania Council on American Private Education.
School news from throughout the west communities.
A former guidance counselor from Rostraver has been charged with three counts of institutional sexual assault.
Fort Pitt’s “Captured by Indians: Warfare & Assimilation on the 18th Century Frontier” exhibit opens Friday in Point State Park.
The North Allegheny school board approved a proposed budget for the 2015-16 school year that has a tax increase.
The BodyWorks program is targeted at upper-level elementary and middle school students.
Despite appeals to multiple lenders for an $18 million loan, the district could only obtain a 90-day loan for $12 million from PNC bank.
The plaintiffs maintain that state officials are failing to meet their constitutional obligation for an adequate system of public education.
Superintendent Timothy Glasspool said the district is cooperating, providing all materials in multiple search warrants served Tuesday.
Police said the device was found on Sunday by a district employee and police were notified this morning.
MRSA -- methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus -- is a type of staph infection that cannot be treated with many standard antibiotics.
Mr. Simon was president of the institution for nearly a decade, stepping down in 1995.
Both teams finished in the top 10 percent of their respective sports, with the newest data representing the 2010-14 period.
The increased revenue will provide for debt service payments for the future Thomas Jefferson High School.
The board voted 8-1 to approve a preliminary budget with expenditures of $72,641,000. Board member Janice Rawson voted against the plan.
What kid wouldn’t want to spend some time at a candy store?
With more than 99 percent of the vote counted, the only potential contested race appears to be in District 8.
The district’s superintendent says he is working with investigators to gather the information they need.
A handful of administrators, including superintendent Linda Lane, gave presentations at the panel in Carrick.
District officials declined comment on the suspension because it is a personnel issue.
The attorney for an accused teacher believes Plum school administrators knew of a permissive culture and inappropriate relationships.
This fall, the Shadyside school will have undergraduate men on campus for the first time, breaking a tradition that began in 1969.
Chatham president Esther Barazzone thanked the students for being gracious even when they disagreed with Chatham's planned transition.
Carnegie Mellon professor George Loewenstein said results of a “sex and happiness“ study on married couples may not reflect real life.
The former M.A.S.H. star spoke to students — including his grandson, Scott — Sunday at the school’s 118th commencement ceremony.
About 100 students, teachers and community members went to the Board of Education building on Friday with specific demands.
Penn State University says Chinese hackers have breached its engineering school’s computers for two years.
‘Co-opetition’ brings rivals Astrobotic and its partner CMU, and Japanese team HAKUTO to LaFarge company slag site in West Mifflin.
Nathan Mains said the information will help to better understand how charter schools operate and provide transparency to taxpayers.
About 600 of the 1,700 finalists at the fair received awards in Friday morning’s ceremony.
Applications are being accepted for the 2015-16 school year.
Spencer Lawson will receive special recognition on June 5 during the South Allegheny High School commencement.
David Ira Rottenberg read his children’s book “Gwendolyn the Graceful Pig” during assemblies.
The board also is considering raising the property tax rate by 0.40 mills for next year, rather than the original proposal of 0.42 mills.
The district has a $9 million budget deficit in 2015 and a $10 million deficit in 2016.
The North Hills school board has hired Kristina Bilderback as the new principal for Highcliff Elementary School in Ross. She starts July 1.
The school district is attempting to remain viable as charter schools move into its territory.