10 fun weekend events: Dog Man is in town, plus more free and affordable things to do

Check out our lineup of weekend events for Pittsburgh-area families!

Pittsburgh weekend guide: It’s time for Flamingo Fest, plus other fun family activities

This Pittsburgh weekend guide will point your family towards fun and a bit of learning, too!

15 ways to receive (or donate) essential back-to-school supplies in Pittsburgh

Need to receive free school supplies in Pittsburgh or want to donate some? Here is your guide.

PPS survey

PPS wants to hear from parents: How did the last school year impact your kids?

Details here on the new PPS survey for parents and caregivers.

April family events in Pittsburgh

18 April family events in Pittsburgh to kick off springtime

These April family events in Pittsburgh have something for every bunny.

things to do Pittsburgh

10 things to do around Pittsburgh this weekend, including egg hunts galore and a free circus lesson

So many things to do around Pittsburgh this weekend, many of them free!

Local principals were honored by the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation — check out these MVPs

Photo above courtesy of the Allegheny Intermediate Unit When COVID-19 hit, the role of principal took on a new level of importance. Schools across the country worked to maintain a […]

Snapology combines STEM learning with social skills — and it was founded by two local moms

Photo above courtesy of Snapology Parents know it can be hard to find extracurricular activities for kids outside of sports. That’s why one local mom decided to start her own […]

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 […]

10 Things to do this weekend, from the St. Patrick’s Day parade to an ice show

Photo above courtesy of the Pittsburgh St. Patrick’s Day Parade. There’s a slew of great things happening this weekend, most notably one of the largest St. Patrick’s Day parades in […]

Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year

Meet Ryan Hardesty, Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year — he’s from our region!

This year’s Pennsylvania Teacher of the Year is from the Pittsburgh region. Details here!

Sponsored Content Is My Child Ready for Kindergarten? 5 Signs Parents Can Look For

Here is how you can get your child ready for kindergarten.

Remake Learning Days

How do you get students excited about learning? Remake Learning Days’ youth ambassadors share their insight

This year’s Remake Learning Days youth ambassadors produced dozens of video and audio reports.

With $15,000 grant, WQED Steeltown Film Academy develops content for kids, created by kids

Each grant recipient is tasked to collaborate with kids to create public media content for tweens and teens.

Book-loving kids, from tots to teens, will find their bliss at the free Pittsburgh Festival of Books

“Reading is an escape for kids. It can take them on an adventure.”

remake learning days

Remake Learning Days invites Youth Ambassadors to tell the story of the festival

16 local high schoolers will chronicle the Remake Learning Days festival in the Pittsburgh region this year.

pandemic learning gap

Student-teachers and K-12 students help each other close pandemic learning gaps

This program provides “high-dosage” tutoring to K-12 students in under-resourced neighborhoods, while giving student-teachers hours of hands-on tutoring experience.

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 Public School

PINJ: First pandemic state test results paint a somber picture for Pittsburgh Public Schools

What does new data show about proficiency in English, science and math throughout Pittsburgh Public Schools? Details here.

Pennsylvania Education Innovation Awards

All three 2021 Pennsylvania Education Innovation Awards go to our regional schools

Each year, PSBA recognizes pioneering leadership in public schools. This year, the statewide awards all went to schools in our region!

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