These Pittsburgh teens are cycling across the country to help families in Haiti

Photo above courtesy of Pittsburgh Youth Leadership. Two local brothers are in the middle of an epic bike ride across the country. They started in California on March 10 and […]

At Café Momentum, teens learn lessons in restauranteering — and life.

Photo above courtesy of Café Momentum. We’ve heard a lot about the uptick in violence among young people in the Pittsburgh region recently including shootings and fights in all kinds […]

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10,000 kids learn in simultaneous STEM challenge during Remake Learning Days

Learning adventures are happening all over PA during Remake Learning Days. Details here.

Surprise scholarship announcement gives boost to Steel Valley High School seniors

19 Steel Valley High School seniors are getting help with college.

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KDKA: Teen mental health is getting new attention

Teen mental health is getting valuable attention in Pittsburgh and beyond. Check out KDKA’s report.

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Variety-The Children’s Charity is changing lives with its “My Voice” program, and it may go national

Variety-The Children’s Charity is changing lives with its “My Voice” program.

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Thanks to a My Voice communication device, this young girl has a ‘bright future’

My Voice is changing lives for nonverbal children in the Pittsburgh region and beyond.

KDKA: It’s been a challenging 2 years of school, and the PSSA test scores show it

Pennsylvania’s standardized test scores are out and they show just how far kids fell behind during the pandemic. From learning online at home, to hybrid with no routine, to days […]

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Local mother wants to help other parents deal with bullying at school

If children are experiencing bullying at school, one tool for solving the situation is creating a “no contact agreement.” Details here.

After-school activities in Pittsburgh help kids learn about themselves

After-school activities in Pittsburgh go way beyond sports to include everything from tech and maker learning to chess classes.

Joey and Christy Porter open the Jasmine Nyree Campus to help Pittsburgh adults with special needs

The Jasmine Nyree Campus offers free programming for Pittsburgh adults with special needs.

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Through martial arts, Pittsburgh kids gain skills that last a lifetime

Kids learn impressive physical skills in martial arts class. But it’s the skills you can’t see that will last a lifetime.

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.