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Write a Letter to the Editor

Be a part of the public conversation about our schools.

Writing a letter to the editor of a newspaper is a way to make your opinion about a timely issue known to the public.

If you wish to express your comments, concerns, and/or support for an issue related to public education in Pittsburgh, you can take the steps listed below to submit a letter to the editor to one of Pittsburgh’s local newspapers.

Each newspaper has slightly different requirements, so double check that your letter falls within the guidelines before you submit.

Sample letter (Word Document)

How to submit a letter to the editor

Pittsburgh Post-GazetteClick here to submit directly through the Post-Gazette website, or follow instructions on the how-to page for submitting via email or fax.  Letters may only be a maximum length of 250 words.  Important: the PG accepts unique letters only, so if you send a letter to the PG, please do not send the same letter to another newspaper.

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review – Email letters to:  Letters may only  be a maximum of 200 words and must include (for verification purposes) name, mailing address, and daytime phone number.

Pittsburgh Courier – Email letters to:  Letters should be brief and should include name, mailing address, phone number, and email address.