Education

Moon Area to pay $690,000 to settle former curriculum director's lawsuit

Moon Area School District agreed to pay $690,000 in back pay and attorney fees to settle a former curriculum director's gender discrimination lawsuit, according to ...

Sto-Rox hires new superintendent

Sto-Rox School District's board of directors voted unanimously Thursday night to hire Frank Dalmas as the next superintendent. Dalmas' term will run for three years. It ...

RAMP works to close achievement gap in Gateway School District

Although the Gateway School District's achievement gap between black and white students has been in the spotlight lately, a local nonprofit has been working to ...

CV students showing sharp gains in math, science

After the first year of participating in the National Math + Science Initiative College Readiness Program, Chartiers Valley officials find the academic bar raised a ...

Pine-Richland rejects temporary measures regarding transgender restroom use 

The Pine-Richland School Board failed Monday to approve two resolutions that would have temporarily set rules regarding the use of restroom and locker room facilities ...

Pittsburgh superintendent's resume 'fraught with errors,' report says 

Hours after Anthony Hamlet took the oath of office Friday as Pittsburgh Public Schools superintendent, the district released an independent review that found the embattled ...

Pittsburgh school directors reviewed report on superintendent's resume for 1 hour before vote

Pittsburgh Public school board members spent about an hour reading the 130-page investigative report that outlines inconsistencies in the resume of the district's new superintendent ...

Pittsburgh school board won't rescind contract with new superintendent

The majority of the Pittsburgh Public Schools board reaffirmed its support of the district's next superintendent, with the board president saying an independent investigation found ...

Retiring Pittsburgh schools leader's work 'isn't over yet'

Linda Lane clocked out for the last time Monday after more than five years as superintendent of Pittsburgh Public Schools. Her contract officially expires ...

Funds for free summer lunches in Western Pa. 'being left on the table'

Jessica Eckert plans to take her four children to the Castle Shannon Library every weekday during their summer break. They play games, check out books ...

Pittsburgh school board drops 'duplicative' vetting proposal

Pittsburgh Public Schools has procedures for vetting the qualifications of candidates for top administrative posts, officials said, so the school board did not take up ...

Butler man, daughter find bond amid construction of Point Park University media center

For a couple of months it was almost as though Skylar Ruth, a sophomore at Point Park University, never left home. That's because her dad, Calvin ...

Pittsburgh Public Schools board approves policy to protect transgender students

The Pittsburgh Public Schools board enacted on Wednesday its first districtwide policy outlining the rights, protections and support systems each school must provide for transgender ...

Pa. education secretary visits Baldwin-Whitehall School District

The room erupted with high-fives and cheers as a group of middle school boys solved a math problem correctly, saving them from failing a mission ...

Superintendent supporters outnumber critics at Pittsburgh schools meeting

Supporters of Pittsburgh Public Schools' embattled incoming superintendent outnumbered his critics Monday and urged the Pittsburgh Public Schools board to stand by its pick despite ...

New Pittsburgh schools leader caught plagiarizing

Trib Total Media has built a searchable statewide database and interactive map that enables taxpayers easily to compare salaries in schools throughout Pennsylvania. The database uses public personnel data from the state Department of Education to create the first user-friendly tool of its kind for finding and comparing pay for Pennsylvania teachers and administrators.