Governor Corbett’s administration has reached a historic high with a $10.1 billion in the budget for public education and $12 billion for support of pre-K and higher education. Acting Secretary of Education, Carolyn Dumaresq joined Mike Pintek to talk about education and the budget.
A new study shows that if you were to push back the start time by a half hour or an hour you will drastically improve your students achievement levels. The change will also lower risks of fighting, car accidents, and help the student’s hormones develop.
It wasn’t a playoff pep rally, but it’s close. The kids at Avalon Elementary are singing the team’s praises after the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation donated 20 Kindle Fire tablets to their school.
Chatham University is looking into going coed in order to save their dwindling enrollment numbers.
A local chapter of a national fraternity — that was motivated by the challenges facing many black children — has created a useful program.
Gathering in the cold, community leaders and parents called on the Pittsburgh Federation of Teachers to adopt high standards of evaluation — saying lower standards hurt teachers, parents.
The University of Pittsburgh has chosen a new chancellor.
It certainly is a bright, sunny day at Sunnyside Pre-K to 8 in Stanton Heights.
It’s been a tough three years, Gov. Tom Corbett told legislators, but he’s putting Pennsylvania on the right track.
Rob Pratte talks to Ron Zangaro, principal in waiting of Holy Family Academy about students participating in work-study programs that allow them to recieve a Catholic education as well as gaining valuable work experience to prepare them for life outside of the classroom.
The Pittsburgh Public School District is $20 million in the hole and will become bankrupt in 2016 if the situation is not addressed.
Any way you do the math, Pittsburgh Public Schools, as well as some suburban schools, are seriously in danger of a flunking grade in financial health.
The creation of the Woodland Hills School District spawned protests and required the forced busing of minority students.
Mayor Bill Peduto says he’s asking the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for more time to save a $40 million grant for Pittsburgh Public Schools.
It seems everyday there is a new gizmo or gadget that is supposed to make life easier or better — and most of those devices run on electricity.