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Press Room

A+ Schools is the community advocate and leader for educational equity and excellence in Pittsburgh Public Schools.

Our core purpose and focus of our work are to remove any barriers to equity in our schools. We are dedicated to educating the public, increasing awareness and engaging the community in efforts to advance change.

Our online Press Kit includes an organization backgrounder, fact sheet and staff bios, plus special program and issue fact sheets and Q&As. We also provide links to recent press releases, reports, statements and opinion pieces.

For more information or to arrange a media interview with James Fogarty, please contact:

Michelle Massie
Communications Director
412-697-1298, ext. 106

About A+ Schools

A+ Fact Sheet
A+ Backgrounder
A+ Board of Directors
A+ Staff List


If you’d like a high-resolution logo for A+ Schools or any of our programs, please contact Michelle Massie at to request one.  Please specify the file type, preferred resolution and the purpose of your request.

Social Media


Fact Sheets/Q&As




Press Releases

New Officers, Members Elected to A+ Schools Board of Directors (download pdf)
A+ Schools Seeks Volunteers to Interview City Principals
 (download pdf)
A+ Schools Releases 2012 Report on School Progress (download pdf)


Report to the Community


Letter to the Editor: A+ Report Not All Bad
Op-Ed: Vote in City School Board Races

Contact Us

For more information or to arrange media interviews with A+ Schools’ personnel, please contact: 412-697-1298, ext. 106 or