“Everybody comes with their own story. How often do you get that situation where somebody doesn’t need help to be made into something better?”
What makes kids successful? The Pittsburgh Study hopes to find out by following 25,000 kids over 20 yearsPosted on: January 10, 2020
The longitudinal study is a major undertaking that aims to identify opportunities and assets that lead to positive change for youth.
Over the past 11 years, the contest has received more than 12,000 story entries.
Picture this. It’s one month before summer break and you’re awake at 2 a.m. looking for camp plans for your kids. As you frantically search “Pittsburgh summer camps” on your phone from the darkness of your bedroom, you promise yourself that you’ll never again wait until the last minute—at least when it comes to camp...
Fred Rogers approached every storyline, prop, puppet and lyric from the perspective of how a child would perceive it.
For many kids, owning their own books isn’t possible. Yet, it’s a critical step in shaping their future academic success.
“Families look at their new baby and see endless opportunities. Now, they will feel the support of the whole commonwealth behind them."
Led by longtime chairman Arnold Schwarzenegger, more than 8,000 Lights On Afterschool rallies are held annually.
"I love how the students recognize each other’s strengths and look to each other for help."
If you want your kids to speak both English and Spanish, these TV shows can support your efforts.
Some parents would consider homework the bane of their existence.
The point of doing school reports is to learn how to find information, determine their significance and credibility, and summarize the information accurately.
"Pittsburgh is one of the places we point to as being on the leading edge of education innovation.”
"Play is really the most natural way that children learn."