Cam Heyward

Suiting up for success: Steelers star Cam Heyward gives suits to dozens of high school seniors

Along with new clothese, Cam Heyward gave these students encouragement.

Remake Learning Days

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.

KDKA interview: Remake Learning Days are here again!

The Remake Learning Days festival of hands-on learning has begun in SWPA. Details here.

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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.

My voice

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 […]


Order now: #bethekindkid t-shirts with a blue-and-yellow heart benefit nonprofit in Ukraine

You can help families in Ukraine by ordering this new #bethekindkid T-shirt. Details here.

Check out these local programs that help young people explore possible career paths

Kidsburgh Ambassador Yu-Ling Behr has a look at a few great local programs to help young people explore possible career paths. Check out this Pittsburgh Today Live segment with Heather […]

Brad Broman

KDKA: Irwin native Brad Broman talks all things ‘Hamilton,’ now at the Benedum

“It’s really important for kids to see theater, because they can escape to a different world for a little while.”

Carnegie Museum of Art’s hands-on Art Connection classes have inspired local kids for decades

Check out this long-running series of classes at the Carnegie Museum of Art.

Variety the Children's Charity

Variety the Children’s Charity gives 5,000th piece of adaptive equipment to a local child

Getting an adaptive bike, “means I can do what other kids can do, and I’m proving to myself that I can do it.”

Eye to Eye

Eye to Eye pairs middle schoolers with college-age mentors who have similar learning disabilities

“You can be successful, and you can succeed, even having a learning difference or learning disability.”

KDKA: Parents as Allies continues building empathy and connection in local communities

The Parents as Allies research project is encouraging and funding new ideas for real engagement between parents and schools.

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Winter activities happening around Pittsburgh for the whole family

Check out these family-friendly winter activities happening all around Pittsburgh.

Parents as Allies

Free webinars for parents and teachers on making the most of family-school collaboration

Join the Parents as Allies team to hear about the latest research on ways that parents/school collaboration helps kids.

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All about Pittsburgh’s holiday light shows: Kidsburgh on PTL

Yu-Ling Behr has a look at some of Pittsburgh’s holiday light shows, and all the details on where to find them. Want to learn more? Check out our holiday light […]

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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.

matt's maker space

Matt’s Maker Space opens a new location at UPMC Western Psych to help kids with mental illnesses

Matt’s Maker Space has grown to include 30 locations in the Pittsburgh region.

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