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SWAT called to Beechview home after alleged kidnapping  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh police are searching for a man after responding to a report of a possible kidnapping Tuesday in the 1300 block of Beechview Avenue in Beechview.

BRASHEAR HIGH SCHOOL: Parents at Pittsburgh high school upset over question about slavery  WPXI Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH - Parents and students are outraged after the Brashear High School principal asked students a question about slavery during morning ...

Pittsburgh Public looks toward the future with STEAM curriculum  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

STEAM curriculum is part of an ongoing effort to prepare students for careers and jobs that haven't even been invented yet.

The Rite Aid Foundation, Attorney General Josh Shapiro and Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation Host Teacher Training for Prescription Drug Safety Program in Western Pennsylvania  Associated Press

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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.

How The Pittsburgh Public School District Is Trying To Create A Diverse Teacher Pipeline  90.5 WESA

Rason Conner has almost exclusively been taught by white, female teachers. The Brashear High School senior can only recall having two black male teachers, ...

Experienced Brashear looking to make waves in City League  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Bulls return 16 seniors and 15 starters in Don Schmidt's first year as coach.

Pittsburgh students will be treated to a special 'Hamilton' experience through education program  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Students from Pittsburgh and as far east as Chester County in Pennsylvania are about to have the “Hamilton” experience. For the 2018-19 school year, ...

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 ...

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.

Students expelled for drugs, weapons, conduct, more: Pa. school districts that see it the most  PennLive

The following schools took the most action toward student discipline last school year, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

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.

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 ...

Arrest warrant issued for suspect in Brashear High School honor student slaying  WTAE Pittsburgh

Police have obtained an arrest warrant for a suspect in the shooting death of a high school honor roll student in Pittsburgh last year. Eighteen-year-old Emere ...

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..

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 ...

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

On the 2018 PSSAs, across the district, 46.2 percent of students were proficient in ELA, 28.8 percent in math and 46.2 percent in science.

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 ...

In a foreign land, these youngsters spend their Pittsburgh summer piecing together a new language and confidence  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

English as a Second Language classes will look a little different in Pittsburgh this year, due to a new Pennsylvania state mandate.

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.

CEOs head back to the classroom to shadow students  Pittsburgh Business Times

Pittsburgh Penguins President and CEO David Morehouse and Nish Vartanian, CEO of MSA Safety, were among a group of CEOs who participate in 'CEO in the ...

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.

More Than 30 Pittsburgh-Area Schools To Participate In National School Walkout  CBS Pittsburgh / KDKA

Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | Twitter. PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — On Wednesday, in every time zone at 10 a.m., students at high schools across the country will ...

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 ...

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 ...

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" ...

Superintendent Hamlet On Improving Schools: 'It's Not A Sprint, It's A Marathon'  90.5 WESA

School board member Sala Udin stood in front of a crowded room of concerned parents and community members this week and promised change. The high ...

CEOs shadow students to learn about the future workforce  Pittsburgh Business Times

David Morehouse, CEO of the Pittsburgh Penguins, swapped in his typical workday for analyzing Latin poetry in a Butler Senior High School classroom Tuesday ...

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.

Children thrive in the classroom and on the field as Shadow Student Athletes  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Shadow Student Athletes is a nonprofit that provides mentoring programs, sports and academic resources for Pittsburgh students.

Obituary: Frank R. Bennett / Lady Jezelle VanCartier / Drag performer who supported causes  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Nothing made Frank Bennett happier than finding the perfect blonde wig -- the bigger the better -- except maybe a sequined dress on sale or that most rare of ...

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?

Pittsburgh Public Schools adapts curriculum to students new to English  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

English Through *Content*” is aimed at teaching English as a second language while addressing a lack of formal or consistent education.

Teen Arrested In Series Of West End Pizza Delivery Driver Robberies  CBS Pittsburgh

Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | Twitter. PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Police arrested a teenager in connection with a series of armed robberies involving pizza delivery ...

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.

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 ...

From the border to Pittsburgh: The journeys of two unaccompanied migrant children  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Years ago, Andrea and Bartolo crossed the U.S.-Mexico border alone. Here are their stories about how they came to live in Pittsburgh.

Big Brothers Big Sisters agrees to change interview questions to quell Pittsburgh Public Schools' concerns of discrimination  PublicSource

The relationship between Pittsburgh Public Schools and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh will continue now that the mentoring organization has ...

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.

The week's best reads: The Steelers' biggest decision, what restaurant closings say about Pittsburgh, and more  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Some weeks are busier than others. We understand that sometimes there isn't any time to take a minute to catch your breath, let alone catch up on what's going ...

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 ...

50 years after Joe Namath's Super Bowl success, WPIAL talent still making a mark throughout NFL ranks  New Pittsburgh Courier

BALTIMORE—During the second week of January 2019, Joe Willie Namath of Beaver Falls High School was acknowledged by several national sports talking ...

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 changes screening process to align with Pittsburgh Public Schools anti-discrimination policy  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The partnership between Pittsburgh Public Schools and the local chapter of Big Brothers Big Sisters remains intact, after the youth-mentoring organization ...

Brashear looks to win third City League title in four years  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Coach Rick Murphy said last year's postseason loss to University Prep has made his players more driven.

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 ...

Pittsburgh Public Schools, SisterFriend partner to provide free pads and tampons for students  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Starting next school year, SisterFriend will stock closets at four Pittsburgh schools with its signature brown paper bags containing 10 tampons, pads or a ...

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 ...

'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.

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 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 ...

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 ...

Could Anthony Hamlet's staunch focus fix legacy problems at the Pittsburgh Public Schools?  PublicSource

There's no question who commands the room during the Pittsburgh Public Schools' executive cabinet meeting. Superintendent Anthony Hamlet moves briskly ...

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 ...

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.

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.

Man wanted in Sheraden homicide arrested in Michigan  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh police said authorities in Michigan have arrested a man who was wanted in the 2016 shooting death of a Brashear High School honors student in ...

20 years with Sharon G. Flake's 'The Skin I'm In'  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Before her first novel was published, local author Sharon G. Flake rose in pre-dawn darkness to write. In the late 1990s, Ms. Flake was a single parent with a ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Allderdice student's effort bridges the gulf of cultural tolerance  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Global Minds is an after-school program that aims to help new students and their English-speaking peers better understand each other.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

50 Pa. schools with the worst ACT scores

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

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Pittsburgh Public Schools Board Unanimously Passes Nondiscrimination Transgender Policy  90.5 WESA

The Pittsburgh Public Schools Board unanimously approved a policy Wednesday night that will allow transgender and gender expansive students, those who.

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

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

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 ...

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.

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.

Brashear football standout Coleman chooses Pitt  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Therran Coleman, an elite cornerback and a senior at Brashear, committed to the Panthers and new coach Pat Narduzzi Sunday night.

Hill House charter school holding first graduation  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

In its inaugural year, Hill House Passport Academy Charter School will turn out 40 graduates.

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.

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 ...

Pittsburgh CLO Announces 2017 Gene Kelly Award Nominees; Ceremony Set for May 27th!  Broadway World

Pittsburgh CLO has announced the nominees for the 27th Annual Gene Kelly Awards for Excellence in High School Musical Theater. The awards show will take ...

North/South/East/West Xtra: Franchise starts up with local players  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Steel City Yellow Jackets an ABA franchise in its first season of play.

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 ...

Western Pa. police lauded for taking guns off Baltimore streets  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Baltimore, with one of the highest homicide rates in the U.S., is awash in guns. But the city would have had 28 more illegal weapons on its streets last January ...

I am a black girl and...  PublicSource

Explore stories of Pittsburgh's black girls. Their struggles and aspirations are unique. This is who they are.

Woman who stole baby from hospital two years ago dies  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Breona Moore, 22, admitted taking a baby from Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC, was in prison at the State Correctional Institution Muncy.

Jefferson Awards: Kevin McNair wants black youth to  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Kevin McNair wants the young men he works with to see a world beyond their neighborhoods. Mr. McNair co-founded, with Samuel Morant and Lloyd Cheatom, ...

Defense attorney Christopher Urbano jailed for contempt  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Christopher Urbano failed to appear to represent his client in a nonjury trial for rape on Tuesday.

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