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Pittsburgh Promise

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Pittsburgh Promise Scholars Learn Valuable Lessons

Officials with the Pittsburgh Promise are working to teach what their students may not learn in class.

01/07/2014

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New Donors Bring More Scholarships To Pittsburgh Promise

The Pittsburgh Promise today announced the Grable Foundation has pledged an additional $5 million to the scholarship program, bringing its total gift to $10 million and the amount raised by the Promise to about $167.2 million.

09/24/2013

Pittsburgh Promise Coaches Program

The Mayor calls it another piece of the Pittsburgh Promise. On Tuesday, Mayor Luke Ravenstahl launched his newest mentoring initiative called Promise Coaches.

02/05/2013

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Pittsburgh Promise Launches New Mentoring Program

The Mayor calls it another piece of the Pittsburgh Promise. On Tuesday, Mayor Luke Ravenstahl launched his newest mentoring initiative called Promise Coaches.

02/05/2013

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Local Leaders Celebrate Another Successful Year For Pittsburgh Promise

The Pittsburgh Promise released its fourth annual progress report today. In addition to highlighting some of the program’s success, leaders announced a new initiative to bring Latinos into the city.

09/27/2012

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Community Service Effort Celebrates Pittsburgh Promise Graduates

Hundreds of Pittsburgh Promise students are graduating from college, and to celebrate, Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl helped kick off a special community service effort.

05/31/2012

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1st Class Of Pittsburgh Promise Students To Graduate College

Four years later, more than a dozen success stories gather in the mayor’s conference room, representing some 400 students receiving the first wave of scholarships.

03/15/2012

Pittsburgh Promise Program

There are hundreds of schools that you can attend on a Pittsburgh Promise scholarship.

03/15/2012

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Franco Harris Reinstated As Chairman Of Pittsburgh Promise Board

Franco Harris is back in as chair of the Pittsburgh Promise. His fellow board members reinstated him on Wednesday.

12/07/2011

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Franco Harris Shakes Off Criticism

Franco Harris is an iconic figure, but once he started defending Joe Paterno, people started turning on the Steeler Hall of Famer. Franco’s not backing down.

11/18/2011

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Pittsburgh Promise Exec. Director On Franco

With Franco Harris voluntarily stepping aside as the board chairman for the Pittsburgh Promise, Saleem Ghubril, the executive director of the scholarship program, came to his defense while talking with NewsRadio 1020 KDKA’s Robert Mangino.

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Franco Harris Remains On Board, Steps Aside As Chairman

The board of directors met for four hours Thursday night behind closed doors in the Hill District. Harris will remain on the board but voluntarily stepped aside as chairman.

11/18/2011

Pencil, Class, School, Students

Report: Pittsburgh Promise Off To A Solid Start

A new study by the Rand Corporation found that the Pittsburgh Promise scholarship program is off to a solid start in its early years.

09/12/2011

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