Pittsburgh Public Schools

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$40 Million Gates Grant To Pittsburgh Public Schools May Be In Jeopardy

Four years ago, amid great excitement, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation awarded Pittsburgh Public Schools an extraordinary grant — $40 million to become a national model of improving teaching in the classroom.

01/08/2014

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Bus Issues Cause Problems For Local School Districts

With the wind chills easing a bit, most schools tried to get by with a two-hour delay Wednesday morning.

01/08/2014

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City Schools Superintendent Says Decision To Call Off School Is Not Exact Science

School districts throughout the region are weighing the decision whether to close, delay or open on time Wednesday morning.

01/07/2014

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Police Breakup Large Fight At Perry High School

Police with Pittsburgh Public Schools is investigating after a large fight reportedly broke out this morning at Perry High School.

12/05/2013

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Dr. Lane Gives State Of The Pittsburgh Public School District Report

The superintendent of Pittsburgh Public Schools released her “state of the district” report Wednesday morning.

12/04/2013

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Talks Break Down Between Teachers Union And District Over Evaluations

Pittsburgh Public Schools have become ground zero in a national debate over evaluating teachers.

12/03/2013

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Judge Calls For Investigation After Brashear H.S. Shooting

District Judge James A. Motznik is calling for an investigation into the recent shooting at Brashear High School.

11/15/2013

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FBI, Pittsburgh School Dist. Now Involved In Urban Pathways Investigation

The FBI and Pittsburgh Public School District are now involved with an investigation into misuse of taxpayer funds by Pittsburgh’s Urban Pathways Charter School.

11/11/2013

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Parents Concerned After Bed Bug Discovery At Brashear H.S.

Some parents of students at Brashear High School are worried the Pittsburgh Public School District is not doing enough after bed bugs were found crawling out of a student’s back pack.

11/07/2013

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Ex-School Cop Sentenced In Sex Abuse Case

A former Pittsburgh Public Schools police officer is scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday afternoon.

10/22/2013

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Columbus Day Closures List

Today is Columbus Day and there are some changes and closures to be aware of.

10/14/2013

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WPIAL Investigating After Brashear Coach Pulls Team Off Field Against Canon Mac

Canon McMillan School District Superintendent Michael Daniels says that because the WPIAL is still investigating the incident, the district would have no comment.

09/26/2013

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New Charges Filed Against Brookline Principal

New charges were filed Wednesday against the principal of a local elementary school.

09/04/2013

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Police: Principal Exposed Self To Teen At Health Club

A Pittsburgh Public Schools principal has been placed on leave after police charged him with exposing himself to a 17-year-old boy in a suburban health club sauna, and asking if he could perform a sex act on the youth.

08/28/2013

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Pittsburgh Public Schools Spending $1 Mil On New Security

As the students return to class in the Pittsburgh Public Schools, they arrive amidst a school-wide effort to improve attendance numbers – and security.

08/26/2013

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