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Senate Bill 412, introduced by state Sen. John Blake, D-Lackawanna, is part of an effort to revamp Pennsylvania’s Right-to-Know Law.
Since the project was unveiled on Jan. 27, more than 500 people from the community have walked through a replica of the school.
The school board voted unanimously Monday to keep the name after a petition was circulated to that effect.
In 2011, the board decided not to include rebuilding the range as part of a $109 million renovation.
The district also will offer a “Book Bus” or traveling library for children through age 5.
The school board is supporting the efforts of Campaign for Fair Education Funding, urging state legislators to establish such a formula.
The program is funded through a matching grant from the Pennsylvania Council for the Arts.
Imagine Entrepreneur Charter School wants to open a second location at 10700 Frankstown Road.
The district has an anticipated deficit of $2.8 million, which likely will lead to a tax increase above the state-mandated 2.03-mill cap.
Two Pittsburgh-area women give on-line instruction to students in Iran who are barred from college because of their Baha’i faith.
Police said charges of simple assault and harassment were filed against Sharon Kosko, a 59-year-old aide at Penn Middle School in Jeannette.
Students could become less eligible for federal financial aid when grandparents help them pay college expenses.
Senate Bill 412, introduced this month by state Sen. John Blake, is part of an ongoing effort to revamp Pennsylvania’s Right-to-Know Law.
The board voted to reimburse parents up to $10 per day for "reasonable and necessary expenses" for certain school activities.
A proposal to set up a memo of understanding with Planned Parenthood for sex education of middle school students won approval tonight.
The board of Pittsburgh Public Schools tonight accepted a $785,000 grant from the Wallace Foundation for the 2015 Summer Dreamers Academy.
The board rejected its only application for a new charter school this fall, the Robert L. Vann Charter School.
The board approved a $4.1 million, five-year contract for wide area network services, but it is expected to cost the district $411,750.
Quaker Valley High School is closed due to a break in front of the school, according to the school district.
Eleven Wesleyan students received medical attention over the weekend; two students were still being treated Tuesday, police said.
Researchers from the Center for Civil Rights Remedies say discipline gap needs to be addressed to solve the achievement gap.
Acmetomia Primary, Springdale Junior/Senior High School and Colfax Upper Elementary were on lockdown for about an hour around noon.
Variety has 250 adaptive bikes available for free distribution to children in 16 counties in Western Pennsylvania and 10 in West Virginia.
Police say Jason E. Cooper engaged in inappropriate activity with an 18-year-old female student at the high school and at a home.
For today, the National Weather Service forecasts a high of 27 with wind chill values of minus-7 degrees.
Suspensions in Pittsburgh Public Schools last school year dropped 15 percent to about 9,900, but the district wants to see more reductions.
The agency is in the midst of reviewing its expenditures on food and travel and considering limits on future conference attendance.
Pittsburgh Public Schools, which had a private company run the program for disruptive students, will operate the program itself next year.
Former Madison School in Upper Hill will soon have a new educational use by the Schenley Heights Community Development Program.
The district announced a two-hour delay because of bitter-cold temperatures.
Since 1977, Penn State raised more than $127 million benefiting the Four Diamonds Fund based out of Penn State Hershey Medical Center.
The site has the specific goal of targeting the student groups’ millennial social networks.
Pennsylvania’s acting education secretary Pedro Rivera wants equitable funding for all school districts.
CMU researchers are working on a tiny, ingestible radio ID tag that could be embedded in pills to help verify their authenticity.
Adam Busby, the accused leader of the Scottish National Liberation Army, faces terrorism charges in Scotland.
School district considers instituting monthly late start times for professional development.
Shaler Area Education Foundation is seeking volunteers to serve on the organization’s first board of directors.
The first day for students will be Sept. 1 and the last day will be June 10 in the calendar. The calendar includes five snow days.
Without trimming, the $67,983,000 budget would require a real estate tax increase of 4 mills.
School district hopes to receive state reimbursement under the Planning and Construction Workbook for the renovation.
But the facility retains its best features in the $14.5 million renovation at Founders’ Hall Middle School.
School news from Pittsburgh region’s north communities.
The Mid-Atlantic Dairy Association presented Aiken Elementary School in Green Tree with a $3,998 Fuel Up to Play 60 grant.
A high of near 5 degrees was forecast for today, with wind chills as low as minus-17.
John E. Murray Jr. was Duquesne’s president for 13 years, and was a former dean of the law schools at Pitt and Villanova University.
One Pittsburgh lawyer, asked about the chances of successful litigation, said Wednesday it depends on the circumstances.
The areas are public safety, out-of-school time programming, community schools, school funding and marketing.
The state Charter School Appeal Board has granted an appeal by Provident, which wants to open in Troy Hill.
The regional board will decide if Duquesne University qualifies for a religious exemption that would prevent an adjunct faculty union.
The district said the employee has been removed from school property and will not have contact with students until the issue is resolved.