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18 April family events in Pittsburgh to kick off springtime
These April family events in Pittsburgh have something for every bunny.
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 […]
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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!
A mentoring program designed to uplift HBCUs flourishes in Pittsburgh
HBCUs are a great option for many students. This program helps them discover this historic resource.
Café Momentum’s restaurant and culinary training center for youth opening Downtown
In the coming months, Café Momentum will hold an orientation session for the first group of 150 youth. Details here.
9 immersive career programs in Pittsburgh where kids can experience jobs firsthand
These programs connect kids to professions from engineering and veterinary medicine to scientific research and teaching.
Pittsburgh Public Schools’ “Fresh Start” for the school year hopes to elevate teaching and learning
What is PPS’ Fresh Start for the Head and Heart all about? Details here.