Pittsburgh has a plan of action for teen mental health and is on the right path to helping families. With community input, a pilot program will begin by summer 2017.
Research shows that the first few years of life play a critical role in children’s health and wellbeing. Whether you’re an expecting parent, new parent or someone who cares for young children, it can be overwhelming to figure out what it takes to raise healthy kids. Let’s Move Pittsburgh, a program of Phipps Conservatory modeled...
Pittsburgh social studies teachers are finding ways to navigate current events under the new and controversial president, teaching students to be critical and understanding of all sides.
Teen Kidsburgh Hero Mikayla Davic is halfway to her goal of raising $50,000 for Make-A-Wish through her stage productions.
What a lot of smart, literary kids we have in Pittsburgh! This year's Carnegie Mellon University's Martin Luther King Jr. Writing Awards contest received a record-breaking 220 entries from 16 area high schools and five colleges.
About a third of all births are emotionally traumatic for the mother. Postpartum women who are struggling emotionally can feel a lot of shame, which may prevent them from getting the help that they need.
An innovative partnership between Community College of Allegheny County, University of Pittsburgh and Pittsburgh Public Schools launches to boost the number of students who earn bachelor’s degrees from Pitt.
Get up close and personal with Paul Siefken, who will take on new responsibilities as president and CEO of The Fred Rogers Company.
On Jan. 16, WQED and PBS KIDS will launch a new TV channel to broadcast children’s programming 24 hours a day, seven days a week. About six months later, a gaming component will be added.
Since Crossing Fences' 2013 launch, the project has grown to a 15-volume series. Garfield, Penn Hill and Northview Heights have just been added. Included in the collection are profiles of 171 African-American men in 15 different neighborhoods,
Pittsburgh offers many opportunities for family volunteers. “We love being able to see kids help kids and see the impact it makes,” says Martina Caruso of Beverly's Birthdays.