Education

Wolf To Seek Another Boost For Pre-Kindergarten ProgramsDemocratic Gov. Tom Wolf says he wants a $60 million boost to state-subsidized pre-kindergarten programs in Pennsylvania next year.
Wolf: Money Isn’t There For Funding State-Related UniversitiesA push by the Republican majority in Pennsylvania's House of Representatives to free up $578 million for Penn State and other state-related universities has failed.
Burgettstown Superintendent Worries How Long Emergency Funds From State Could LastAs the state budget stalemate drags on, at least one area school district superintendent fears emergency money from the state won't last long, and school districts could end up right back in limbo.
Snapchat Post Leads To Racial Tension On IUP CampusA social media post drew strong reactions from Indiana University of Pennsylvania students and faculty, after it appeared to be targeted at African American students.
School Districts May Keep Schools Closed After Break Some Western Pennsylvania school districts say they may not reopen after the Christmas break if the state budget impasse continues.
WalletHub Ranks Pittsburgh As Sixth Best College Town In U.S.Pittsburgh is a pretty good college town.
Pittsburgh Public Schools Approves Cross-District Partnership With WilkinsburgA final vote is being held tonight to determine if students in the Wilkinsburg School District will go to Westinghouse Academy.
Wilkinsburg School Board Approves Plan To Send Students To Westinghouse AcademyThe Wilkinsburg School Board has voted to approve a plan that will send its students to Westinghouse Academy in the Pittsburgh Public School District.
New App Offers Students Chance To Earn Degrees On iPads, TabletsOnline education is growing.
Doors May Close At Pre-Kindergartens Because Of Budget FightSome child care providers certified under Pennsylvania's state-subsidized pre-kindergarten program are starting to tell parents that they are closing after next week because of the state's four-month-old budget stalemate.
School Districts May Shut School Doors If Budget Impasse Drags OnAt the end of every month, school districts in Pennsylvania count on a big check from Harrisburg to help fund public schools, and for many districts, the funding is critical.
Wilkinsburg, Pittsburgh School Districts Unveil Cross-District Partnership PlanThe Wilkinsburg School District is working with Pittsburgh Public Schools on a cross-district partnership.

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