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Promising to be a “champion” for students, the 18th chancellor of Pitt asserts “the undeniable societal benefit in an educated population.”
Young people facing debt from student loans and credit cards are finding ways to learn about handling personal finances.
Sheldon Cohen, a CMU professor of psychology, will put three decades of groundbreaking research online. (One conclusion: Hugs do help.)
He altered Catholic higher ed, held sway with world leaders, and strengthened the moral authority of civil rights and anti-war movements.
Aaron Beam, an ex-CFO, spoke Friday to graduate students at Carlow University about the company’s $2.7 billion book-cooking scheme.
Party leaders said they had to shift the chamber’s focus to debate funding the Department of Homeland Security.
The gifts are from Carnegie Mellon trustee and chairman-elect James E. Rohr, along with his wife, Sharon.
Senate Bill 412, introduced by state Sen. John Blake, D-Lackawanna, is part of an effort to revamp Pennsylvania’s Right-to-Know Law.
The Board of Trustees announced a series of campus town hall meetings scheduled for next month.
The survey comes as four Pittsburgh school board seats are up for election this year, three of which are expected to be filled by newcomers.
The district's underlying rating on general obligation bonds has gone up from A- to A, and the outlook is stable.
Erasing a $2.5 million deficit and building the school are two of the accomplishments of which Roger D’Emidio is most proud.
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.
Speakers can’t address non-agenda items, according to school board policy.
Here’s the annual list of spring high school musicals in Western Pennsylvania.
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.