Wondering about the new school year? Timeless advice and new insight from local schools can help make it extraordinary.

After two school years filled with pandemic uncertainty, we are approaching… what? The only thing truly certain about the school year ahead is that we can’t know exactly what it will look like.

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Pittsburgh Public Schools summer programming gives students a BOOST from pandemic learning losses

PPS’s Summer BOOST program was created to address pandemic learning loss. Details here.

COVID vaccinations for kids under 5

COVID vaccinations for kids under 5 roll out in Pittsburgh area

Local details on getting COVID vaccinations for kids under 5.

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Sponsored Content If you’re stressed out, your kids might be too. AHN Pediatrics discusses dealing with emotions.

Take a deep breath and learn how to help children cope with their feelings with this advice on mental health from AHN Pediatrics.

Allegheny County school districts are using $420 million in federal COVID relief to try to get back to normal

Check out this detailed investigation into the COVID relief funds local schools received and how they’ve used that money.

Pittsburgh's homeless students

For Pittsburgh’s homeless students, transportation issues mean new schools and unfamiliar classrooms

As COVID eases its grip on education, local homeless students have yet to return to a normal school day.

March 13, 2020

Two years after March 13, 2020, how has the pandemic changed Pittsburgh’s families?

That anniversary of March 13, 2020, is here. See the results of Kidsburgh’s pandemic-impact survey.

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Two years into the pandemic, we’re asking families: What have you experienced?

We want to hear from you and include your voices in the story we’re writing. So please take our very short survey.

COVID booster shots in Pittsburgh

Details on getting COVID booster shots in Pittsburgh for kids ages 12-15

You can now get COVID booster shots in Pittsburgh for kids 12-15. Here’s where they’re available.

COVID booster shots in Pittsburgh

UPDATED: Latest news on COVID-19 vaccinations for kids under 12 

Will there be a mad dash for appointments once the vaccine is approved for kids under 12? Here’s what we know.

Pittsburgh kids can make history by participating in Moderna KidCOVE vaccine trial

The Pittsburgh Vaccine Trials Unit is one of 100 study sites in the U.S. and Canada participating in the study, which seeks to enroll 7,050 children.

KDKA survey looks at the social, emotional and academic impact of remote learning

“It’s just been really hard. I’m just ready to go back to normal.”

Kidsburgh Hero: 11-year-old wins President’s Volunteer Service Award

“We were very surprised and happy, too, for him to really realize the value and the benefits of helping each other.”

As more parents are vaccinated, what activities are safe for kids?

Many parents are vaccinated, but their kids are not, and this is leading to lots of questions about what’s safe. KDKA’s Kristine Sorensen talked with Dr. John Williams, head of […]

22 ways kids can find their bliss at the EQT Children’s Theater Festival

There will be plenty of giggles and laughs through the exciting lineup of international theater performances.

Dr. G: 6 questions to ask about summer camp safety

Many kids are head over heels for summer camp and our camps are bending over backward to make it safe for kids this summer.

Pittsburgh learning hubs, built through teamwork, are here for you

Each family has different needs, so the community must be ready to respond in a wide range of ways.

8 things to do with kids this week in Pittsburgh, from bicycle tune-ups to submarine tours

Keep kids entertained, engaged and energized with these activities.

Pittsburgh families find silver linings to a full year of social distancing

“I tend to like the intimacy that we tend to have right now.”

11 things to do with kids this week in Pittsburgh, from prehistoric sea creatures to free mini golf

This is a big week with lots of new and exciting things to do with kids.