Mandatory recess? Local 7th-graders push to make it a law in Pennsylvania.
From the halls of Huston Middle School in the Burrel School District to the Pennsylvania State Capitol building in Harrisburg, a group of seventh-graders are learning their opinions and voices […]
Don’t miss your baby’s free $100 for education funding from the Pennsylvania Treasury
In addition to the gift of money, it’s a great teaching tool for kids to learn about saving.
Pittsburgh mom creates VolunTOTS to help little kids volunteer
“VolunTOTS took on a life of its own that I had never anticipated, but it’s really exciting.”
Jumping Jack Theater brings interactive experience to kids with sensory sensitivities
very person has shine within them, and it’s what makes them special and unique, just like every star.”
Pitt research project explores mental health of teens
The research project used collaborative filmmaking, giving teenagers equipment to create, film and edit on their own.
Take a look at the new exhibits in Pittsburgh’s Children’s Museum and MuseumLab
The Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh and MuseumLab were closed for 15 months during the pandemic, and they just opened with some brand new exhibits, including a climbing area for older […]
Carnegie Science Center teams with the Pittsburgh Penguins on new ‘Science of Hockey’ show
“It’s a show that explores physics, geometry, material science behind the game of hockey.”
The Perry sextuplets graduate from high school and prepare for new beginnings
They’re looking forward to being known individually, but they’re grateful for the time they had quarantined in the pandemic.
New Allegheny County Department focuses on giving all kids opportunities to succeed
Allegheny County has created a new department that focuses on children. KDKA’s Kristine Sorensen has more. – Allegheny County government has created a new department focusing on children, get started Monday […]
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.”
PNC Foundation partners with ‘Sesame Street’ to teach kids about racial justice
Kids notice differences in race as young as 6 months, and they start to form judgments based on race by the age of 3.
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.”
Fred Rogers Productions creates ‘Donkey Hodie,’ an ode to ‘Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood’
Fred Rogers Productions, headquartered in Pittsburgh, has developed a new show based on one of the Mister Rogers characters, “Donkey Hodie,” to debut May 3 on PBS Kids. Fred Rogers […]
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.
Pirates Looking For All-Star Teachers
The nomination process is open now on the Pirates’ website though April 9. Teachers from Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Greene, Washington and Westmoreland counties are eligible, as well as […]
Pittsburgh authors share lessons from Mister Rogers in new book
“All across the Pittsburgh region, we have people who are essentially applying the Fred method.”
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.”
Love your principal? Nominate now for Pittsburgh Penguins MVP
The Most Valuable Principal program will honor 15 principals from schools in Allegheny County.
Mars High School finds a way to produce ‘Mamma Mia,’ despite pandemic
“I’ve never in 17 years seen as much joy and happiness and tears.”
Pittsburgh high school students mentor and tutor younger kids
During the pandemic, tutoring is needed more than ever.