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Archive: Apr 2013

  1. Principal Changes at PPS

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    With many principals reaching retirement age, schools across Pittsburgh will have new leadership next year: What does this mean for you? Well with new leadership comes new opportunities to get involved in your school.  If you’re a student, parent or community leader interested in supporting public education, build a relationship with this person.  Help them […]

  2. Agenda Review 4-17-13

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    Agenda Review Meeting Summary Attended: Brentley, Hazuda, Holley, Isler, Fink, Sumpter Absent: Colaizzi, McCrea, and Shealey Also in attendance were 23 PPS staff members, 4 Board Watch volunteers, 2 School Board candidates, and Eleanor Chute from the Pittsburgh Post Gazette.  The meeting started at 6:50 PM (20 minutes late) and ended at 8:15 PM. The […]

  3. All School Board Candidates Sign on to the Pledge

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      Great Schools Need Great School Boards Community Pledge for Educational Equity and Excellence Signing Event April 10, 2013 Introduction – Carey Harris, Executive Director, A+ Schools Why we’re supporting the Pledge Chelsa Wagner, Allegheny County Controller, A+ Schools Board Member Harold Grant, Pittsburgh Federation of Teachers Larry Ehrlich, Northside Leadership Conference Education Committee Michael […]

  4. 2013 School Board Candidates’ Guide

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    Each candidate has completed our survey so you can be an informed voter.  Candidate names and districts are below. Download the District 1 Voter Guide District 1   Ms. Lucille Prater-Holliday District 1   Ms. Sylvia Wilson Download the District 3 Voter Guide District 3   Mr. Thomas Sumpter Download the District 5 Voter Guide […]

  5. Ready Freddy Hosting Welcome Centers in 7 Schools

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      The transition to kindergarten is a big life change, and the first step in that change starts with enrollment!  The importance of kindergarten is related to 3rd grade reading scores, 4th and 6th grade performance, and even 9th grade and high school graduation rates!  The pathway to the promise starts with kindergarten and we […]