Enrollment at Gill Hall Elementary School has steadily increased from 247 students during the 2005-06 school year to 348.
Mt. Lebanon High School Blue Devil band will march in front of what planners expect will be hundreds of thousands of spectators.
Next fall, students who are interested in attending a cyber charter school will have a new option.
Students in ninth through 12th grades are using computers and other electronic devices to study science.
The district is taking another look at policies relating to allergy management and snacks brought to classrooms.
School directors gave permission to conduct the final interview and hire a full-time teacher to teach Chinese next year to eighth-graders.
A vote on a plan is expected at the next regular school board meeting at 7:30 p.m. March 26.
Iodized salt isn't typically considered a dangerous chemical compound, but to Chinese social media censors hoping to squash rumors that the
The slump in the economy, coupled with the acrimonious discourse over how much weight test results and seniority should be given in determin
The recommendations include giving children more appropriate, interactive technologies.
Board members on Tuesday extended the deadline from March 1 to May 31.
Standard & Poor's says it has affirmed Penn State University's "AA" long-term rating on the school's various bonds.
The Allegheny Intermediate Unit will start a new cyber charter school in the fall.
Review teams Tuesday recommended that the Pittsburgh Public Schools board renew City Charter High for an additional five years but advised a
Black students, especially boys, face much harsher discipline in public schools than other students, according to new data from the Departme
After years of accusations that it had failed to stop antigay bullying and a spate of student suicides, Minnesota's largest school district
MIAMI -- With three days remaining until the end of the legislative session, Florida lawmakers are moving forward with a $70 billion budget
At a Pittsburgh Public Schools board meeting tonight, review teams recommended that the district renew City Charter High for an additional f
Working without a contract since August, the union wishes to publicly show its 'frustration.'
The Allegheny Intermediate Unit today announced the creation of a cyber charter school that will integrate online learning with workplace ex
The bill would limit contract buyouts and mandate student-achievement clauses.
The board of Pittsburgh Public Schools Monday ratified a five year contract with AFSCME Local 2924, which represents about 200 clerical work
The late Maggie Daley and cellist Anne Martindale Williams head Carlow University's 2012 Women of Spirit Awards recipients.
Record low interest rates have school board members looking at refinancing nearly $5 million of the district's debt.
Superintendent Linda Lane Monday night presented to the city school board her plan to save $10 million to $13 million.
If you want to help teachers become more effective in the classroom, ask students what they think of their teachers.
As the state House Appropriations Committee today conducts a hearing on state education spending, parents, students and other taxpayers will
Students in kindergarten through 12th grade are being surveyed on how well they think their teachers teach.
It wasn't your typical sales pitch. Speaking to a room full of University of Pittsburgh law students last month, Laura Ellsworth chose to sp
The pitch for the online course sounds like a late-night television ad, or maybe a subway poster: "Learn programming in seven weeks starting
What's so special about a diploma?
After a miscoding problem in the initial school lottery, the Environmental Charter School at Frick Park has decided to honor the names alrea
Seneca Valley school officials will make counselors available today in the wake of a traffic incident that claimed the life of a former stud
Morgan Coles plays seven instruments and is a believer in the power of music to stimulate the brain.
Pittsburgh Public Schools and AFSCME Local 2924 are scheduled to vote today on a tentative agreement reached Monday evening.
Carlow University Thursday announced its undergraduate tuition is going up nearly 4 percent for 2012-13, an increase of $934 for two semeste
Christina Hull Paxson, the dean of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton, will become president of Brow
Prosecutors claim eight boys were sexually assaulted by former PSU coach Jerry Sandusky at numerous sites on Penn State's campus.
Penn State University trustees plan to vote this month on proposed governance changes that include additional committees, more
Luminari, a Pittsburgh-based non-profit organization, has announced the award of four scholarships to area high school students for admissio
Three state legislators urged a crowd of about 150 at South Fayette High School on Wednesday to make their voices heard.
Carlow University today announced its undergraduate tuition is going up nearly 4 percent for 2012-13, an increase of $934 for two semesters.
Next time South Fayette and Quaker Valley students wonder, "Is there an app for that?"
More than two dozen young people turned out Monday night in their dress-blues to underscore their support for the program.
North Allegheny school directors are expected to vote this month on a proposal to start a pilot cyber charter school for grades 3-8
Ending the academic program for students with behavioral issues was one of the biggest disappointments of his career, Rich Herko said.
Elected school board members and the handful of residents who attended the Tuesday meeting of the state board of control.
A full-day kindergarten program is being touted to Moon Area school directors.
The district is considering the possibility of a charter school opening within its borders.
The McKeesport Area school board is considering a dress code for the 2012-13 school year that would prohibit jeans, hooded tops,
McKeesport Area school director Tom Maglicco has tried since August to stop the district's plans to construct a third new
The Upper St. Clair school board faced a tongue-lashing Monday night from more than 100 opponents of the International Baccalaureate
State-related branch campuses will look quite different if state funding continues to decrease, top administrators testified.
A total of 86 Penn State graduates are now vying for the three alumni seats up for election this April.
FALLING asleep in a crowded lecture hall was never a problem for Adam Connell. Just the opposite.
For teens in the race to try to get into the colleges of their choice, the decision can be excruciating, the process exhausting.
EVER since the deep recession hit four years ago, many colleges have been rethinking their continuing education programs, straining to figur
THE way back to school for many adults hoping to complete a bachelor's or master's degree is akin to being set loose in the wilderness witho
WHEN Anne Klein shut down its designer line in 2008, Eileen McMaster was among the fashion professionals there who found themselves without
The number of black and Latino students who were accepted at one of eight highly selective high schools in New York City increased from last
Pittsburgh Public Schools and AFSCME Local 2924 are scheduled to vote on a tentative agreement reached Monday evening.
A Penn State football marketer who inspired tens of thousands of Nittany Lion fans to dress alike on game day has left his job.
Two new studies from the Community College Research Center at Columbia University's Teachers College have found that community colleges unne
The Connecticut Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that state education officials violated the law when they dissolved Bridgeport's elected scho
The defense attorney for former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky Monday asked for a continuance in the schedule
The defense attorney for former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky yesterday asked for a continuance in the sched
School directors last night settled on a district calendar that sets Aug. 28 as the first day of school for students.
The school board voted to gradually fold all of the curriculum at the Streams Elementary School into IB program.
School boards don't vote very often to apologize. But last week, after board member Mark Brentley Sr. raised the issue, the Pittsburgh Publi
HARRISBURG -- The chairman of the state Senate Appropriations Committee says Pennsylvania's colleges have shouldered their "fair share" of b
A Franklin Regional School District administrator and his wife were among three people killed in a chain-reaction pileup in whiteout conditi
The priest of St. Mary of the Mount Parish on Mount Washington has decided to close the parish's elementary school, but many parents, studen
The priest of St. Mary of the Mount Parish on Mount Washington has decided to close the parish's elementary school, but many parents,
School boards don't vote very often to apologize. But last week, after board member Mark Brentley Sr.
What was Arne Duncan doing sharing the stage with Michelle Rhee at a recent education conference?
One was a scion of the family behind the celebrated Italian bakery, Arthur Avenue Bread, and has since been promoted to assistant principal.
Linda Lane hates to disappoint students. "The adults could be unhappy and all of that, but it's hard for me to disappoint the kids."
LIKE a city unto itself, Stuyvesant High School, in Lower Manhattan, is broken into neighborhoods, official and otherwise. The math departme
University of Pittsburgh trustees Friday fired back at the Corbett administration over a second consecutive year of what campus
The controversial ratings of roughly 18,000 New York City teachers released on Friday showed that teachers who were most and least successfu
University of Pittsburgh trustees today responded to a second consecutive year of major cuts proposed by Gov. Tom Corbett in the school's
HARRISBURG -- Penn State says it has received a federal subpoena related to Jerry Sandusky, the former assistant football coach accused of m
A month after vowing to examine how effectively they govern, trustees at Penn State University held a weekend retreat in which they
More than 30 percent of American adults hold bachelor's degrees, a first in the nation's history, and women are on the brink of surpassing m
The New York City Education Department will release the ratings of thousands of teachers on Friday, ending a nearly year-and-a-half-long leg
The Gateway school board voted Wednesday night to approve a charter school in the former Pitcairn Elementary building.
Gov. Tom Corbett's proposed education budget of $10.5 billion for 2012-13 doesn't include the drastic cuts that last year's plan
The Heinz Endowments is putting $1 million to increase equity, reduce the racial achievement gap and help provide a smooth transition.
Cutting more state funding from Pennsylvania's largest universities is forcing them to essentially become private institutions, said Univers
The board unanimously has rejected a proposal by the Three Rivers Charter School for Public Service.
School board member Mark Brentley Sr. made the motion Wednesday and listed a lengthy series of failures in planning and execution.
In an unexpected move, the board voted 4-3 Wednesday to abandon construction of a third new elementary/intermediate school.
The city school board has approved a two-year contract for up to $2.8 million a year for an alternative education program at Clayton Academy
Pleasant Hills Middle School has been selected as one of the top 12 finalists in the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow video competition and
Some Mt. Lebanon school directors want more information about a proposed $41,000 study to determine if a large fundraising campaign
Peters Township High School won't get an organic chemistry class anytime soon, despite pleas to the school board.
Gov. Corbett's proposed education budget doesn't include the drastic cuts that last year's plan produced, but it's still not good news for d
HARRISBURG -- Decrying the governor's proposed 30 percent cut to several of the state's largest universities as moving them toward becoming
Geneva College, an evangelical school, has filed suit against the federal government.