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Brashear teacher, student leader defend principal's slavery question  Tribune-Review

A teacher and the Student Council president at Brashear High School say the principal's heart was in the right place on Thursday when she asked the school's ...



2,700 Students From Across Western Pa. To Attend Special ‘Hamilton’ Performance  CBS Pittsburgh

Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | Twitter. PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Nearly 3,000 high school students from across the region will get to attend a special performance ...



BACK TO SCHOOL PITTSBURGH: Brashear High School helps students get hands-on with their education  WPXI Pittsburgh

Tthe school year is just around the corner, and in the Pittsburgh Public School District students at one school have a new space to get creative.



Several students charged after fight in Pittsburgh high school  WPXI Pittsburgh

Several students are facing charges after a fight at Brashear High School on Thursday, Pittsburgh Public Schools confirmed.



Riverhounds Teaching Brashear HS Students Soccer Skills With ‘Sub In For Gym Class’ Initiative  CBS Pittsburgh

Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | Twitter. PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — When is the last time you heard someone around Pittsburgh say, “It's my goal to play professional ...



Brashear Security Officer Transcends Title To Mentor Teen Girls, Help Them Build Self-Confidence  90.5 WESA

Nikkia Ingram's responsibilities at Pittsburgh Brashear High School have outgrown her job title of school security officer. That's because what began as informal ...



'You need all teachers': Schools with diverse student populations still struggle to hire minority educators  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh Public Schools and other local districts want to hire more teachers that better reflect the diversity of their students.



Teen convicted in shooting near Brashear High School gets long prison sentence  WTAE Pittsburgh

A 19-year-old man found guilty of shooting three students near Brashear High School was sentenced Wednesday to 12 to 30 years in prison. Anjohnito Willet ...



Police arrest suspected gunman from shooting outside Pittsburgh Brashear High School  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Anjohnito Willet, Jr., 16, is facing charges of attempted homicide, aggravated assault and reckless endangerment, and a gun violation.



Advocates of Big Brothers Big Sisters rebuff discrimination concerns at Pittsburgh Public Schools board meeting  PublicSource

A singular message rang from the voices of two dozen speakers at the monthly public hearing of the Pittsburgh Public Schools board on Monday: Don't let the ...



Brashear transgender policy could serve as model for Pittsburgh school district  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Brashear has implemented de facto policies for restrooms, gym and other everyday situations that have triggered flare-ups in other states.



Crane Avenue to partially close Friday  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Crane will be closed between Route 51 and Dagmar Avenue from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m..



Young Man Sentenced To 12-30 Years For 2013 Brashear H.S. Shooting  CBS Local

PITTSBURGH (KDKA/AP) – A young man who was convicted of shooting three students outside of Brashear High School in 2013 was back in court for ...



Brashear High School already practices transgender guidelines from White House  WTAE Pittsburgh

A Title IX transgender guideline outlining the civil rights of students was announced by the Departments of Education and Justice Thursday.



Confederate license flag controversy pits student against Pittsburgh Public Schools  WTAE Pittsburgh

A Brashear High School senior is fighting back after being warned he could lose his parking privileges for driving his truck with confederate flag plates back on ...



Proud to be from Pittsburgh: 40 students graduate from first-ever 'Mentor 2.0' program  WPXI Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH - This week brought a first-of-its-kind graduation at Pittsburgh's Brashear High School. Forty students who were part of the first ever "Mentor 2.0" ...



Staff member at Brashear High School injured during student fight  WTAE Pittsburgh

A student describes a mob brawl in the hallway of the school in Beechview, as security guards, administrators and teachers struggle to break it up.



McKeesport teen charged in series of Elliott pizza delivery driver robberies  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A McKeesport teenager was charged Friday in a series of robberies of pizza delivery drivers.



Is mindful meditation the new normal in some Pittsburgh-area schools?  PublicSource

Some area school districts, including Pittsburgh Public Schools, Mt. Lebanon and North Allegheny, are using mindfulness practices to reduce stress and anger ...



KIERAN FORD: Teen charged in series of pizza delivery driver robberies  WPXI Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH - A Pittsburgh teen has been charged in a series of pizza delivery driver robberies over the summer. Pittsburgh police arrested Kieran Ford, 17, ...



Pittsburgh Pirates honor legacy of Roberto Clemente with day of service  WPXI Pittsburgh

The Pittsburgh Pirates and Pirate Charities are honoring the life of Roberto Clemente Wednesday.



Hamlet hopes to shrink racial achievement gap in Pittsburgh schools. New test scores show a long way to go.  PublicSource

There were smiles all around at the Pittsburgh Public Schools “State of the District” event last week as the audience of district officials, advocates, politicians and ...



The 1Million Project Foundation To Connect More Than 600 Pittsburgh High School Students In The 2018-2019 School Year  PR Newswire

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Oct. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Sprint (NYSE: S) and Pittsburgh Public Schools (PPS) announced at an event today that 630 high ...



Bids and Proposals 12-12-18  New Pittsburgh Courier

OFFICIAL ADVERTISEMENT THE BOARD OF PUBLIC EDUCATION of the SCHOOL DISTRICT OF PITTSBURGH Sealed proposals shall be deposited at the ...



Headed to the WPXI Holiday Parade? Here are the acts you'll see  WPXI Pittsburgh

The 38th annual WPXI Holiday Parade marches through downtown Pittsburgh on Saturday Nov. 24. The entertainment is can't miss! Here's a list of groups that ...



What some Pittsburgh-area students have planned for National School Walkout Day  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

School leaders are preparing for the event and finding ways to let students exercise their rights without disrupting the school day.



Young Man Faces Sentencing For Shooting 3 Teens Outside Brashear H.S.  CBS Local

PITTSBURGH (KDKA/AP) – A young man found guilty of shooting three students outside Brashear High School two years ago is scheduled to be sentenced ...



Crane Avenue to shut down for several hours today  WTAE Pittsburgh

A portion of Crane Avenue in Beechview will be shut down for several hours today. The road will be shut down from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.. Advertisement.



Video: Pittsburgh area kids learn healthy habits from Steelers' Heyward and Moats  Tribune-Review

Students from area schools got a chance to meet Pittsburgh Steelers Cameron Heyward and Arthur Moats during a children's health and wellness program on ...



Pittsburgh Teacher Terminated After Long, Public Battle  CBS Local

PITTSBURGH (KDKA)- The Pittsburgh Public School Board has voted to fire teacher Joe Giansante. The 56-year-old received an unsatisfactory report from ...



Sheraden man charged in Brashear honor student's 2016 fatal shooting  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh police have obtained an arrest warrant for a man wanted in the 2016 shooting death of a teenager in Sheraden. Emere Mason, 18, of Sheraden was ...



Suspect in Pittsburgh honor student's death arrested in Michigan  WTAE Pittsburgh

A 21-year-old man has been arrested and charged in the December 2016 shooting death of a Brashear High School honor roll student in Pittsburgh.



Who's Next: Education: Meet 20 people shaping a future generation in Pittsburgh  The Incline

We've all been impacted by an educator or two or three. Here, in our latest Who's Next class, presented by S&T Bank, we honor 20 individuals who are making a ...



Pittsburgh Public Schools recognized for supporting immigrant, transgender students  Tribune-Review

The school board of the Pittsburgh Public Schools is among three districts nationwide to receive the 2017 CUBE Award for Urban School Board Excellence, ...



Pittsburgh Public Schools board approves policy to protect transgender students  Tribune-Review

The Pittsburgh Public Schools board enacted on Wednesday its first districtwide policy outlining the rights, protections and support systems each school must ...



Pittsburgh Public school board member raises questions over Big Brothers Big Sisters screening process  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Board member Moira Kaleida said questions about a mentor's sexual orientation, mental health and religion could violate district policy.



Big Brothers Big Sisters asks volunteers in the Pittsburgh Public Schools about their sexual orientation, religion. Does that violate district policy?  PublicSource

Should volunteer mentors for public school students be required to disclose their sexual orientation? Do religious beliefs play a role in a mentoring relationship?



Victim identified in overnight East Hills shooting  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A 22-year-old man was shot to death early Easter morning in the East Hills neighborhood. Meliek Rashad Hemingway, of Pittsburgh, was found on a sidewalk in ...



Facilitator, Liaison, Listener: How Candidate Leon Ford Wants To Reimagine Himself And District 9  90.5 WESA

After building a reputation as a well-known activist in Pittsburgh, Leon Ford is ready to take what he considers the next step: running for office.



Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Allegheny County secondary school start times for 2017-18  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Springdale Jr-Sr HS - 7:45 a.m.. Avonworth. Advertisement. Avonworth MS - 8 a.m.. Pitt's Office of Child Development created a program for local schools to ...



Bids and Proposals 12-5-18 PORT AUTHORITY OF ALLEGHENY COUNTY Electronic Proposals will be…  New Pittsburgh Courier

PORT AUTHORITY OF ALLEGHENY COUNTY Electronic Proposals will be received online at the Port Authority of Allegheny County's Ebusiness website ...



'It takes a lot of stress off': Schools provides services for pregnant, parenting teens  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Education Leading to Employment Career Training program serves more than 200 low-income or parenting teens.



Rite Aid Foundation, Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation and Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro Partner to Launch Prescription Drug Safety Initiative in Pittsburgh-Area High Schools  Business Wire

In an effort to help address adolescent drug abuse and misuse in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, The Rite Aid Foundation, Pittsburgh Penguins Founda.



Grant Aims to Expand Access to Advanced Placement Classes in Two Pittsburgh High Schools  90.5 WESA

A new-to-Pennsylvania program is hoping to increase enrollment in advanced placement classes in two Pittsburgh high schools, with the ultimate ...



Nominations Have Been Announced for The 2018 Gene Kelly Awards  Broadway World

Pittsburgh CLO announced the nominees for the 28th Annual Gene Kelly Awards for Excellence in High School Musical Theater. The awards show will take ...



Nashville Teen Accused Of Threatening Brashear HS, Several Other Schools  CBS Local

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (KDKA/AP) – A Nashville teen has been arrested on a state terrorism charge after being accused of threatening schools in Tennessee and ...



Pittsburgh CLO's 2018 Gene Kelly Awards Winners Announced  Broadway World

A sold-out crowd gathered at the Benedum Center as Pittsburgh CLO honored Allegheny County's finest high school performers at the 28th Annual Pittsburgh ...



Sheraden man to stand trial in 2016 slaying of honors student  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A 19-year-old Sheraden man was held for court Wednesday on charges that he fatally shot a 17-year-old honors student in December 2016. Emere Mason, who ...



Joe Giansante, the teacher who's fighting his dismissal  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Joe Giansante didn't become a teacher until he was 45 years old. “I thought I could save the world,” said Mr. Giansante, who holds a bachelor's degree in ...



Overtime…2016 City League Hall of Fame honorees announced  New Pittsburgh Courier

10 It's important that I get started with a profound and heartfelt acknowledgment to the courage demonstrated by the seven year old girl that found her mental and ...



Crime Stoppers: New Details Emerge In Unsolved Easter Sunday Homicide In The East Hills  CBS Pittsburgh / KDKA

Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | Twitter. PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Police are hoping surveillance video will lead to tips in an unsolved murder from last month in the ...



Some schools go back to normal schedules during Liberty Bridge closure  WTAE Pittsburgh

Some of the Pittsburgh Public Schools that moved up their daily start times because of the ongoing Liberty Bridge closure are going back to their normal ...



Dogs' state playoff run a short one as Carrick rolls in Class 5A sub-regional  Meadville Tribune

PITTSBURGH — A teacher at Brashear High School, who was working security for Friday night's PIAA Class 5A Sub-regional game between Carrick and ...



City League Hall of Fame class harkens golden era of Western Pa. basketball  Tribune-Review

It has been 40 years since the Fifth Avenue High School basketball team went out with a bang. The Archers won the PIAA Class AAA title in the final year of the ...



Who's Next: Technology; Meet 22 people building the future in Pittsburgh  The Incline

Updated: 4 p.m.. From university campuses to coworking spaces to the City County Building, you'll find these young Pittsburgh leaders paving the way in ...



Former CAPA dad questions audition process at prestigious school  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A group will unveil the audition data it obtained through a Right To Know request at an event Tuesday at the August Wilson Center.



Big Brothers Big Sisters Organization Receives $100K Donation  CBS Local

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh just received a major donation. The money will have a direct impact on students at ...



Jury starts deliberation against man accused of shooting 3 outside Brashear High School  WTAE Pittsburgh

The fate of Anjohnito Willet Jr. is in the hands of a jury for the shooting outside Brashear High School three years ago.



PPS students kick off 'A month of Non-Violence' during event at Market Square  New Pittsburgh Courier

Joined by officers from the Pittsburgh and Port Authority police departments, staff from the YWCA and Urban League, students from various Pittsburgh Public ...



3 Pittsburgh Public Schools Evacuated Due To Threat  CBS Local

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Three schools in the Pittsburgh Public Schools District were evacuated Wednesday due to a voicemail threat. According to officials ...



Judge: Shooting outside Pittsburgh Brashear raises concerns about school police  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

A South Hills district judge said this afternoon that a shooting near Brashear High School in Beechview underscored his concerns about security at Pittsburgh ...



Auto technicians increasingly need more advanced computer skills - Pittsburgh Business Times  Pittsburgh Business Times

With more self-driving vehicles emerging on the road, the need for auto technicians with the skills to repair these complex vehicles is on the rise.



Taking A Critical Look At Pittsburgh Public Schools As New Board Members Sworn In  90.5 WESA

Moira Kaleida and Lynda Wrenn might both be new to the Pittsburgh Public Schools Board of Directors, but they're not new to the district.



Obituary: Paul Timothy Anderson / Teacher brought energy to the classroom  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

As a physical education teacher with special-needs training, Paul Timothy Anderson had an innate understanding of children with disabilities and instantly could ...



50 Pa. schools with the worst ACT scores  PennLive.com

The Pa. Department of Education recently released the average ACT scores from more than 650 public high schools.



Health Department: Pittsburgh Public School Student Diagnosed With Tuberculosis  CBS Local

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Officials with the Allegheny County Health Department say a student at Pittsburgh South Hills 6-8 Middle School has been diagnosed ...



Leaders and Dreamers in Pittsburgh region react to Trump administration's decision to end DACA  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Attorney General Jeff Sessions said in his announcement that DACA itself was legally indefensible.



Learning From The Past: ESL Education Had To Evolve As Pittsburgh Public Swelled With Refugees  90.5 WESA

When students Bishal Rai, Arpun Khadka and Gabriel Sahij walk into Concord Elementary School in Carrick, a welcome sign greets them in English, Spanish ...



As Schools Try More Progressive Forms Of Discipline, The Focus Is On Discussion  90.5 WESA

Pittsburgh Public Schools is turning to more progressive methods of discipline, after finding that cut and dry methods, like Zero Tolerance, led to too.



An unlikely hero jolts Pitt to a 44-37 win vs. Syracuse in overtime  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Therran Coleman's name doesn't even appear on Pitt's official depth chart, and coach Pat Narduzzi estimated that he played somewhere between 15 and 20 ...



School districts struggle to attract diverse teachers  Tribune-Review

When Terry Bradford collected her grandchildren from Osborne Elementary School one day, she couldn't help but notice that none of the teachers looked like ...



Western Pennsylvania Schools Debate Crafting Restroom Policies For Transgender Students  90.5 WESA

Several western Pennsylvania schools are considering or actively creating bathroom policies for transgender students. While many districts have been.



How A Lottery Determines The Path For Many Pittsburgh Students  90.5 WESA

Emmaline Thompson, 9, danced around the dining room table with her 3-year-old sister and the family's pitbull as her mom prepared dinner. Her mom, Rebecca.



Butler Area School District hires Brian White as superintendent, according to the Butler Eagle - Pittsburgh Business Times  Pittsburgh Business Times

Brian White was hired as superintendent of the Butler Area School District at a special board meeting Wednesday evening where a 5-year contract was ...



Hill District restaurant owner rolls out welcome mat to the rich, famous and locals  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Dorian Moorefield says Grandma B's is not only a restaurant that serves good homestyle food but also a cultural center.



City Council Introduces New Gun Bills, Advocates Threaten Lawsuit  90.5 WESA

Pittsburgh City Council introduced new legislation on Tuesday that will ban certain firearm accessories, ammunition and modifications within city limits.



Local Artist Vanessa German Wins Big National Prize  90.5 WESA

The Don Tyson Prize is a big one, and for Pittsburgh-based artist Vanessa German, it came of the blue.



Shadyside Organization Educates And Showcases Aspiring Local Photographers  90.5 WESA

Since its creation two years ago, CAPTURED::PITTSBURGH has become a driving force behind an emerging community of aspiring photographers.



Council Votes To End Comments On Monroeville's Facebook Page  CBS Pittsburgh

Leaders in Monroeville are in a fight over Facebook comments, which could eventually lead to the United States Supreme Court.



Gene Kelly’s Widow Talks Husband’s Legacy Ahead Of Annual Awards  CBS Local

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Gene Kelly Awards will be handed out in Pittsburgh this weekend. They honor the best and brightest high school students involved ...



PPS Leaders Encouraging Black Male Students To Become Teachers  90.5 WESA

Though more than 60 percent of the students in Pittsburgh Public Schools are people of color, district officials said eighty-five percent of its teachers.



Book Club Founder Says Literacy A Tool To Making The 'World A Better Place'  90.5 WESA

Nosakhere Griffin-EL, founder of the Young Dreamers Book Club , is an advocate of literacy, especially among urban youth. His organization challenges young.



Teens arrested outside Wood Street T Station say they were just trying to get home  PGH City Paper

There were many other people standing right there. Why couldn't they tell them that they were trespassing?”



As Lawrenceville charter school closes its doors, a sense of loss prevails  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Career Connections Charter High School will close on Thursday after its charter is revoked.



Washington School District starting classes later in the day  WPXI Pittsburgh

Officials in the Washington School District are experimenting with later start times this year.



Marsy's Law Could Get Passed In PA, But Some Worry About Its Unintended Consequences  90.5 WESA

When a new state legislative session starts next month, a group of crime victim advocates plans to hit the ground running to finish a longstanding effort.



Foreign influx in Allegheny County at 'tipping point'  Tribune-Review

Pittsburgh and surrounding communities have reached a 'tipping point' and need to plan for a rapidly rising and diverse foreign population, immigration experts ...



Sheraden After-School Program Offers Enrichment For Kids And Parents  90.5 WESA

Nearly a decade ago, Keysha Gomez and her husband opened the doors of their home to a few local kids in their neighborhood. What started as a somewhat.



Pittsburgh City Council race focuses on revitalization  Tribune-Review

Anthony Coghill wants to revitalize Pittsburgh's South Hills neighborhoods. Cletus Cibrone Abate plans to follow the money. The two candidates for Pittsburgh ...



Unsettled in America | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh's Latino community is small, diverse, growing — and anxious.



23 Pittsburgh schools to use 'restorative' practices to improve communication, responsibility  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh Public Schools officials said Wednesday that 23 schools have been chosen for a new program designed to improve learning and reduce suspensions ...



Sour Notes: When school funding is slashed, music education often suffers  PGH City Paper

When Pittsburgh Public Schools parent Molly May testified at a public hearing in February, she used song to convey the importance of arts education in public ...



Man Loses $10K On First Legal Sports Bet At Rivers Casino  90.5 WESA

One of the first legal bets placed at Pittsburgh's Rivers Casino sports book didn't exactly bring the house down. David Eldridge was one of five people to.



Universities Expand Campus Health Care, But Some Students Are Too Busy To Take Advantage Of It  90.5 WESA

When Jai Sawkar was a freshman at Carnegie Mellon University, he slipped and hit his head. He said his schedule was too busy to schedule a doctor's ...



Local High School Students Who Struggled With Homelessness Receive College Scholarships  90.5 WESA

High school can be hectic enough, but 3000 students in Allegheny County experienced homelessness during the last school year. Eight students who had ...



Young Pittsburgh Refugees Share Their Stories: Anje And Anna  90.5 WESA

The Democratic Republic of Congo is experiencing one of the highest rates of internal displacement in the world because of conflict. More than a half.



Pittsburgh CLO Announces 2017 Gene Kelly Award Winners  Broadway World

A sold-out crowd gathered at the Benedum Center as Pittsburgh CLO honored Allegheny County's finest high school performers at the 27th Annual Pittsburgh ...



Cathedral Prep downs Meadville for D-10 Class 5A title  GoErie.com

Adam Upperman scored 19 points to lead Prep to its 22nd District 10 basketball championship.



Fueling up on Gasoline Street  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A new Downtown coffee shop takes its name from a cross street where trucks used to idle.



Candidates line up for 3 vacant Pittsburgh school board seats  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

With three of four incumbents on the Pittsburgh Public Schools board not seeking re-election, six newcomers — two for each of the three seats — are pursuing ...



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