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Here Are Pittsburgh Areas 125 Best High Schools: U.S. News  Pittsburgh, PA Patch

Here Are Pgh. Area's 125 Best High Schools - Pittsburgh, PA - Find out here how your local high school compares to others in and around Pittsburgh.

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 ...

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, ...

In A Changing Political Atmosphere, GSAs Remain Safe And Supportive Networks For The LGBTQ Community  90.5 WESA

For nearly four decades , GSAs have been a supportive environment for LGBTQ students and community members.

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.

'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.

Pittsburgh Public Schools board approves new magnet, CTE programs  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Pittsburgh Public Schools board on Wednesday night approved the creation of a new magnet program and a new Career and Technical Education program.

Pittsburgh Public Schools hosts symposium on LGBTQ, gender inclusivity  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Leaders at Pittsburgh Public Schools hope within the next few years to see a Gay Straight Alliance, or Gender Sexuality Alliance, at each of the district's 54 ...

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.

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

Last fall, before the snow arrived in Pittsburgh, seventh-grade students on the North Side visited the North Pole. They spoke with scientists there who were ...

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, ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Five measles cases in Allegheny County raise questions for doctors and teachers  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Since five measles cases were reported in Allegheny County this week, the calls to the county health department have been continuous from pediatricians, ...

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.

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 ...

Candidates Address District Budget, Safety In Pittsburgh School Board Candidate Forum  90.5 WESA

Candidates vying for three seats on the Pittsburgh Public Schools board largely agree when it comes to identifying the most pressing issues facing the.

More Pittsburgh Public Schools students may have to walk or take Port Authority due to school bus driver shortage  WTAE Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Public Schools are considering a proposal that would see more students walking to school or riding Port Authority buses due to a continuing shortage ...

Police: 3 Students Shot Near Brashear High School

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Several people have been taken in for questioning in connection with a shooting that left three students injured near Brashear High ...

SWAT Called To Beechview Home After Alleged Kidnapping, Police Continue Search For Suspect  CBS Pittsburgh

Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | Twitter. BEECHVIEW (KDKA) — SWAT was called to a Beechview home Tuesday afternoon after a woman was allegedly ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Nine Candidates Vie For Pittsburgh Board Of Education Seats  90.5 WESA

Candidates running for a seat on the Pittsburgh Public Schools board have spent the last few months knocking on doors, handing out signs and seeking.

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 ...

PPS Investigating Claims Superintendent And Others Took A Trip Funded By A Vendor  90.5 WESA

The solicitor for the Pittsburgh Public Schools district is investigating claims made in a KDKA news story that implies district administrators took an all-expenses ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

It's a warm, sunny May afternoon. The kind of afternoon that prompts young minds to think more about escaping school than sitting silent and still at their desks.

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.

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.

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.

Pittsburgh Public may eliminate some school bus routes citing driver shortage  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Citing a need to be more efficient amid a worsening shortage of school bus drivers, Pittsburgh Public Schools is considering a number of changes to some ...

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 ...

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 ...

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?

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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

Today, a year after the Prescription Drug Safety program was rolled out in high schools in Western Pennsylvania, The Rite Aid Foundation, the Office o.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Pittsburgh Public Schools Plan Student Walkout Activities  Pittsburgh, PA Patch

Pittsburgh Schools Plan Student Walkout Activities - Pittsburgh, PA - Human chains, silent demonstrations will make Wednesday's National School Walkout.

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.

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

Emmaline Thompson, left, and Duncan Rieger, right, open letters from the Pittsburgh Public School District notifying them of their acceptance to magnet schools.

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.

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 ...

'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.

50 Pa. schools with the worst ACT scores

Lowest ACT scores in Pa. While the majority of Pennsylvania high schools with the lowest ACT scores are in urban areas, public and charter schools from rural ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Lampeter-Strasburg, Manheim Township among U.S. News' best high schools  LancasterOnline

For the first time in five years, there's a new top-ranked high school in Lancaster County.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

Judge Motznik raises questions about shooting near Brashear...  WPXI Pittsburgh

On Friday, District Judge Jim Motznik accused the Pittsburgh Public Schools of trying to manipulate crime statistics.

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 ...

Sexual misconduct cost these 42 educators their Pa. licenses to teach in 2017

By Nick Falsone | For These educators represent such a tiny fraction of all those certified to teach in Pennsylvania that to quantify it as a ...

Peddling fresh fruit to build life skills in Pittsburgh  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A fruit cart provided three high school students with work experience and underserved neighborhoods with *fresh* fruit this summer — and the program may be ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

Can positive student-teacher relationships improve math scores?  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

If a teacher goes to a student's basketball game, will that help the student do better in math? It might. With a National Science Foundation grant, Pittsburgh Public ...

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.

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.

Young Pittsburgh Refugees Share Their Stories: Hussein, Neema, Mbavumoja & Maryam  90.5 WESA

Young refugees have to adapt quickly once they arrive in Pittsburgh. Although they often come from difficult circumstances, many are able to learn English.

Jefferson Awards finalist for outstanding volunteer: Jeffrey Herzog  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

As a volunteer for Jewish Family & Children's *Service*, Mr. Herzog is dedicated to helping refugees find jobs and become self-sufficient.

Foreign language clubs expand students' horizons during lunch  Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Spanish and Nepali language clubs fill a demand for world languages at Pittsburgh Concord K-5.

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