Education


 Adviser Maureen Anderson checks Bryce Johnson's tie as the City Charter High School's SEED (Students Encouraging Environmentalism Downtown) team prepares to rehearse its winning presentation for its appearance at the Pittsburgh School Board. The group won second place in the Students for the Advancement of Global Entrepreneurship's (SAGE) worldwide competition in Moscow last summer.
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Adviser Maureen Anderson checks Bryce Johnson's tie as the City Charter High School's SEED (Students Encouraging Environmentalism Downtown) team prepares to rehearse its winning presentation for its appearance at the Pittsburgh School Board. The group won second place in the Students for the Advancement of Global Entrepreneurship's (SAGE) worldwide competition in Moscow last summer.

Pittsburgh Charter High School thrives in international competition

A recycling business developed by the school’s Students for Advancement of Global Entrepreneurship team took second in a world competition.


 A winter storm seen atop Mount Washington in Pittsburgh in February.

Pilot program allows Pennsylvania schools to use snow days for digital instruction

Up to five days in a school year can be counted, if certain requirements are met, state officials said.



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Tomalis spent time in NYC advising private equity investors

During nearly 15 months, officials at some of the state’s key institutions say they never shared a moment of Ron Tomalis’ time.



Water restored at Carnegie Mellon University campus

Service was restored by noon, but students were warned the water might appear discolored and could remain so for several hours.


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Anti-business movements unlikely to change politics

Historians and political experts say “anti-business” sentiment is unlikely to translate into votes for this fall’s congressional midterms.



Throngs demand climate change action

New York City’s People’s Climate March drew more than 310,000 people this weekend, organizers said, tripling the original forecast.


 

World


Islamic State closes in on Syrian town, refugees flood into Turkey

The United Nations said the number of Syrian Kurds fleeing into neighboring Turkey may have topped 100,000 and was likely to go much higher.



Rebels jolt Yemen’s feeble government

In the face of violence, the military showed signs of splitting apart and the prime minister abruptly resigned.


 
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Gary Rotstein’s The Morning File: On the road with Gidget, the dog, discovering America

The Jack Russell terrier, missing from its Philadelphia home for five months, showed up in Oregon. Wonder what she was thinking ...



Wallenda to walk high in Windy City

Nik Wallenda is all about spectacle, a showman who crossed Niagara Falls and an Arizona gorge on a high wire.


 

Early Returns


Perry on Politics: Roger Goodell and lessons not learned

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. (AP photo) By James M. Perry That marvelous word, pusillanimous, seems to neatly describe


Politics a poor excuse for refusing audit

State Auditor General Eugene DePasquale. (Darryll Sapp / Post-Gazette) Eugene DePasquale has some questions. It's up to the



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