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One student who is taking 16 credits expects to see her tuition rise by $1,628 a year to $8,448, an increase of about 24 percent.
Eric Barron said the report by Louis Freeh created an “absurd,” “unwarranted” picture of students, faculty and others at Penn State.
School officials and police are mapping out long-term security plans for area schools after two recent incidents on or near school campuses.
Backpacks for Hunger, which provides food each weekend for students, has expanded to a second school in the Fox Chapel Area School District.
Assistant superintendent Nancy Hines has been named acting superintendent, effective Feb. 1, replacing Thomas K. Washington.
The district also is developing a five-year plan for capital projects.
The former assistant business manager is said to owe the district $5,174 in tuition reimbursements.
Middle-schoolers pay to duct tape administrators to a wall as part of a fundraiser for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
This restructuring is part of districtwide changes and tweaks to build on initiatives identified in the district’s strategic plan.
The business manager said their are too many unknowns to determine if a tax increase will be necessary.
Work planned to upgrade labs at Michael Baker Science and Engineering Building on the Beaver campus.
Work on the 39-year-old school is to begin this summer and will include a new gymnasium, fitness center and large group instruction room.
Terrence Kushner will hold the post until March 31, when he is expected to become acting superintendent.
The Nutrition Group, with offices in West Newton and Irwin, has been hired to manage district cafeterias.
Joe Jackson, who teaches dance at Sewickley Academy, is performing with Pittsburgh Public Theater, which is benefiting his students.
A $1.1 million deficit has caused the Allegheny Intermediate Unit to turn therapists into independent contractors, some of whom may quit.
Classes will resume tomorrow at the high school, which has been closed since a gun incident Monday.
More than 200 children in Pittsburgh were part of a group of 2,845 participants who took part in the record-setting vocabularly lesson.
The jury members rejected claims that they were too drunk to know what they were doing, and that the college culture should be blamed.
Nolan Burch, a freshman, died in November after an initiation event at the Kappa Sigma fraternity.
Elementary principals Tanya Smith, of Turner Elementary, and Rosalind Fisher, of Kelly Elementary, will receive the one-time bonuses.
Burrell Brown, on the Cal U faculty since 1989, was found dead late Sunday.
No snow is expected today. The National Weather Service has forecast a high of 22 and a low of 7 tonight.
The National Weather Service’s winter weather advisory remains in effect until 7 tonight.
Sister Daniela Bronka, principal of St. Bernard School, shows her students that nuns don’t have to be old or intimidating.
The District 4 seat is being vacated by Bill Isler of Squirrel Hill, who has served since 1999.
With the Pittsburgh teachers’ contract set to expire in June, talks are likely to focus on performance-based pay and other recent programs.
Instructional Leader Teacher 2s are positions that provide extra pay and responsibilities for teachers.
No explanation was given for Thomas Washington resignation.
The former football players’ lawyers have sought to put the elite southern university on trial for warping the young men’s judgment.
The summer program, backed with $1.5 million in funding, helps children from low-income families bridge the gap between school years.
The new contract slows down teacher pay increases for teachers moving through the salary schedule and freezes the top pay for three years.
Once fully phased in, the program is expected to generate $8.2 million in additional revenue, officials said.
Interim Cal U President Geraldine Jones has served since the May 2012 firing of Angelo Armenti Jr.
A teenage boy was shot outside the school after a basketball game against Propel Andrew Street High School in Munhall.
School board is discussing a return to student field trips, a line trimmed from the budget several years ago to save money.
Colleen Tortorella was selected as a semifinalist for counselor of the year and will attend a recognition dinner in Washington.
The school district has taken steps to improve science, technology, engineering and math training in curriculum across the board.
Moon Area School District officials approached Cornell School District officials in June to discuss possibly combining the districts.
Worldwide, there are more than 25,000 Lego league teams in approximately 80 countries.
Keiterez Bynum says he’s excited to go to work and hopes to make students excited to come to school.
Hannah Bumgarner and Emma Buerger, members of the Mt. Lebanon High School swim team, organized a swim-a-thon in the fall.
Six gifted juniors from the high school are competing in the Verizon Innovative App Challenge.
Transportation construction class brings lessons in science, technology, math and engineering to satisfying, soggy conclusion.
Jenn Watenpool, who teaches in the Keystone Oaks School District, has been inducted into the “Fuel Up to Play 60” Hall of Fame.
School board approves $75,078 contract to provide 660 laptop computers to Mars Area Middle School for three years.
If approved, the change would occur this fall as a two-year pilot program subject to regular review by university.
$13,500 will enable students from four high schools to develop a problem-solving product ahead of the Water Design Challenge in March.
Unpopular offer to buy Seville school is declined, as North Hills School District prepares to redistrict some elementary pupils.