A view of Central Catholic High School in Pittsburgh

Calls to Pittsburgh-area high schools claiming ‘active shooter’ appear to be hoax

BY: - March 29, 2023

Central Catholic and Oakland Catholic high schools in Pittsburgh’s Oakland neighborhood received the calls around 10:30 a.m. Wednesday morning.

Does tutoring + culturally relevant lessons + double math periods = math proficiency?

BY: - June 11, 2022

Pgh school leaders look for solutions to alarmingly low math proficiency especially among Black students.

Pittsburgh Public Schools superintendent Anthony Hamlet resigns

BY: - September 9, 2021

As announced by Pittsburgh Public School district solicitor Ira Weiss, PPS superintendent Anthony Hamlet will resign from his position on Oct. 1. Hamlet served more than five years as the superintendent for the region’s largest public school district, and he was sworn in as PPS superintendent in July 2016.


Going into a new year, the Pittsburgh schools’ fiscal challenges are familiar | Opinion

BY: - January 11, 2021

The school district has a long way to go to address it high expenditures

Pittsburgh schools could start the year entirely online

BY: - July 23, 2020

Online learning may be the way all Pittsburgh students attend school for at least the first nine weeks of the new school year.

In Pittsburgh, advocates want cops out of schools

BY: - June 24, 2020

The message from parents and advocates is simple: Kick out the cops and replace them with counselors, psychologists and social workers.

Pittsburgh public schools press forward with remote learning plans as finances deteriorate

BY: - May 15, 2020

With just weeks remaining in the school year, the Pittsburgh school board approved the purchase of more than 7,000 Chromebooks for students.

COVID-19 in PGH: City teachers get remote education training; Classes start April 16

BY: - March 31, 2020

Some 1,700 Pittsburgh teachers started training Tuesday so they can provide remote education to the district’s 23,000 students starting on April 16.