Why the change in PSP weighting makes no scence.
The long standing executive board of the Pittsburgh Public School teachers Union faces a major challange from former Carick teacher Mark Sammartino.
The Editorials section teams up with artist senior Ben Hoffman to publish a political cartoon of Titanic proportions.
The administration revised its attendance policy in the wake of a rise in absenteeism.
Educators and district officials weigh in on the budget crisis forcing sweeping changes across the Pittsburgh Public Schools.
Students took part in a district wide teacher and school performance survey on Dec. 15. The district said that teachers in the Promise Readiness Corps may see their pay affected by the results.
A $1.2 million grant will allow the district to expand college level class offerings throughout the district’s high schools.
It’s time to talk rationally about the budget cuts. As much as the district and the school try to squeeze savings out of an admittedly anemic budget in order to stave off cuts that hit classrooms, eventually the budget crisis is going to effect students. That’s if students aren’t beginning to feel the pinch already.
The district’s budget cuts have left Allderdice conserving supplies and other, more unfortunate schools pondering their uncertain futures.
Taylor Allderdice High School met the state benchmark on eleventh grade PSSA exam scores to make adequate yearly progress for the first time in seven years, to the joy and relief of the administration.