A bipartisan panel of state lawmakers and advisers to Gov. Tom Wolf gave unanimous approval Thursday to a new formula to distribute aid to Pennsylvania’s 500 public school districts, a model that would funnel more money to districts with rising enrollment and students whose families are deeper in poverty.
It’s Awards Day at Union High School in Rimersburg. Among the students is Jared Buzard, of Sligo, as expected. He has never been absent from school. Ever.
Pittsburgh area high schools are once again showing off their creativity by making unique “lip dubs” featuring hundreds of students from their schools.
Many local school districts are now making annual lip-dub videos, which are a rolling lip sync of a song involving the entire student body in one continuous shot.
Officials closed Seton-LaSalle High School in Mt. Lebanon due to a violent threat.
A strike will not happen at the Steel Valley School District now that a tentative deal has been reached.
Today marks the fifth anniversary of a massive earthquake in Haiti that killed thousands of people.
A Pennsylvania state trooper will serve six months’ probation in a first offenders’ program on charges he pepper-sprayed his girlfriend’s 13-year-old son because the boy stayed in bed instead of going to school.
A suburban Pittsburgh school district says it’ll use a six-figure donation from Apple Inc. to fund an iPad-based technology plan.
A total of 240 Pittsburgh pre-schoolers gathered in the West Lounge of Heinz Field Thursday morning.
A 15-year-old girl has been taken into custody after Pittsburgh Public School officials say she had a knife at Oliver High School and refused to surrender the weapon until school police arrived.
The Pittsburgh Promise has helped hundreds of local students go to college. Today, an annual report on the program was released to the community.
Mayor Bill Peduto visited with student Marlene Burton minutes after they cut the ribbon Friday on the Hill House Passport Academy Charter School.
Students at one local school will notice an increased police presence at school this morning.
There was a special celebration today at the Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf.