The grant was announced today to help further support STEAM — science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics — projects.
He was among a group of Chinese citizens in the U.S. and China named in an indictment brought by the U.S. attorney's office in Pittsburgh.
Campus police are searching for a suspect, who they described as a white male, about 5 feet 11 inches tall of medium build with shaggy hair.
Middlesex on Wednesday approved new zoning rules that open up more than 90 percent of the township for gas drilling and development.
Declining enrollment and budget constraints are the reasons for the reduction
Sto-Rox High School construction technology students built the chairs, which will be auctioned to benefit a boy who has Batten disease.
Penn Hills plans to use the school building site for a new municipal building.
The board is expected to vote on the final budget June 24.
The Bridge Foundation, U.S. Steel and elected officials donated $60,000 for low-income families to send their children to private schools.
An Avonworth High School principal will take on the new position of assistant superintendent.
A portable laser cutter should prove useful for a wide range of subjects at the high school.
The 2015-16 Montour School District Budget is proposed to be $61.466 million and does not call for a tax increase.
The committee recommended that students in middle and high school have laptops and elementary students have iPads.
Two Canon-McMillan students have been named to the Nordenberg Leadership Scholars Program at the University of Pittsburgh.
The foundation has brought in $23,000 since 2010. The classic will be held July 13 at Southpointe Golf Club in Cecil.
Students helped to plant the garden and are learning how to care for the plants.
School news from Pittsburgh region’s north communities.
More than 150 students from 13 area high schools crowded the dance floor Wednesday morning.
Prosecutors said the defendants, including two living in Pittsburgh, defrauded Educational Testing Services and the College Board.
Plans show 197 of them would use additional funding to expand high-quality early childhood education and full-day kindergarten.
The school improvement plans are required of certain schools in the federal Title 1 program.
Fraternity says it looks forward to working with the university to "effectuate improvements in the Greek system on campus."
The union said members voted Wednesday to reject the determination made by arbitrator William Miller in final best-offer arbitration.
Authorities said the students were 12 and 17 at the time of the alleged incidents.
Drew Zoldak, 40, is charged with intimidating one of his students, who is alleged to be the victim of sexual assault by another teacher.
Bill O’Brien earned total compensation of $3,440,352 in his final year at Penn State.
The cuts will affect three centers: Sunrise in Monroeville, Mon Valley in Jefferson Hills and Pathfinder in Bethel Park.
The board named George Brown, who has been serving as acting chief of school safety, as its chief of school safety.
The contracts are aimed at keeping Empowering Effective Teachers program and other initiatives going when grant money runs out.
Penn Hills school board members and administrators are drawing sharp criticism for the sale of the former Penn Hebron elementary school.
Teacher-student sex scandals in Plum and elsewhere have prompted a review of the use of social media and texting by educators.
The decision against the Kappa Delta Rho chapter was based on “a persistent series of deeply troubling activities.”
The school board took a step to try to prevent inappropriate relationships between staff and students.
The game puts the player in the scene as a bystander at a sex assault, allows them to make decisions and then has different outcomes.
The governor says a $120 million increase for early childhood education would boost graduation rates, reduce prison population.
The new Pittsburgh program mixes athletic training with academic rigor to give inner-city students a gateway to graduation.
A flexible master plan has allowed a relatively small school to sustainably develop nearly 400 acres of farmland in Richland Township.
Strict rules on spending grant money limit its use. “I think the money enabled us to try some different things,” said the union leader.
Mary King, an English as second language teacher at Pittsburgh Colfax K-8, drew attention when she refused to give the PSSA tests.
Judge denies WPXI's request for Plum documents.
A custodian found what appeared to be an explosive device last Sunday, but school security personnel didn’t find out about it until
Michael Victor is Mercyhurst University’s new leader, having most recently served as president of Lake Erie College.
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.