State labor board finds Pitt f...

Jun 26, 2020 by

A state Labor Relations Board hearing examiner says the University of Pittsburgh artificially inflated its faculty numbers and in...

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Feeding students at home

Jun 8, 2020 by

Schools and food banks have stepped up to make sure that meals were made available to students most in need. The COVID-19 pandemic...

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Their campuses now largely emt...

Apr 3, 2020 by

Pitt, Duquesne, Carnegie Mellon ready dorm space for patients or healthcare workers Three Pittsburgh universities are preparing for...

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Congress moves forward on requ...

Nov 17, 2019 by

The strength of the reporting requirements remains to be seen, with Timothy Piazza’s family preferring one measure over another....

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Country’s first day scho...

Aug 25, 2019 by

The 22-acre Edgewood campus of the Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf has the leafy look and the ambiance of a lovely liberal...

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Some date back to the 1800s. N...

May 5, 2019 by

Tucked away in the school district’s storage facility on the South Side, there are boxes and boxes and files and files of paper...

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With lawsuits looming, Eastern...

Jan 10, 2019 by

TAMAQUA, Pa. — The Tamaqua Area School Board will vote on a measure to suspend a controversial policy that would allow employees to...

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There is no true student-loan ...

Jan 8, 2019 by

The crisis is that too few college students graduate so they cannot afford to repay their loans Chris Howard – College and...

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School districts pay thousands...

Sep 3, 2018 by

Matt McKinney – In 2015, the Mt. Lebanon School District hired a volleyball coach despite getting warnings that he had...

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If you post hatred or racism o...

Jul 30, 2018 by

Shortly after posting to Facebook that the “first thing” he would have done to protesters blocking the road “was unloaded my clip on...

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Pittsburgh Public Schools part...

Jul 16, 2018 by

Pittsburgh Public Schools’ latest efforts to turn around its struggling schools are going to be a model for other Pennsylvania...

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Threat case involving Philly g...

May 18, 2018 by

BERWYN, Pa. — When 12-year-old Nora Nissenbaum told a boy from her class she wasn’t interested in him anymore, he started texting her...

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Teacher pay is so low in some ...

May 6, 2018 by

GLENDALE, Ariz. — The latest wave of foreign workers sweeping into American jobs brought Donato Soberano from the Philippines to...

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University leaders seeking sol...

Apr 25, 2018 by

With Penn State University president Eric Barron as a co-leader, academic officials from 31 universities met in Illinois on Monday...

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Negotiations between city teac...

Feb 18, 2018 by

Negotiators for Pittsburgh Public Schools and the union representing its teachers negotiated until about 11 p.m. Friday, trying to...

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Once a national model, the sch...

Feb 6, 2018 by

WASHINGTON – For much of the past decade the District of Columbia school system has been the crown jewel of public policy in...

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A 7-year-old boy was called a ...

Jan 30, 2018 by

A 7-year-old boy was handcuffed and removed from an elementary school in Miami after authorities say he got into a physical...

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Penn State settles suit over a...

Jan 11, 2018 by

HARRISBURG — Penn State has settled a lawsuit by a man who claimed former university assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky molested...

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Nearly half of America’s large...

Jan 6, 2018 by

BOSTON — Most of the largest U.S. public universities do not track suicides among their students, despite making investments in...

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Pa. public colleges could doub...

Jan 3, 2018 by

Make no mistake: An extra $50 million or so in scholarships every year could help plenty of state university students in Pennsylvania...

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