Welcome to the PPS Newsroom!The Office of Public Relations and Media Content coordinates news coverage for the Pittsburgh Public Schools and is responsible for handling official communications between the District and the news media by providing story ideas to media outlets and helping to arrange appropriate interviews.
The office is responsible for the following:
- Responding to media inquiries;
- News releases on district and school activities;
- News conferences and briefings;
- Radio and television broadcasts;
- Sharing of District news on the PPS website and through social media channels.
Ebony R. PughDirector, Public Relations and Media Content412-529-3616
Inside the AP African American Studies class piloted at Allderdice High School that has sparked praise, outrage across the country
At Allderdice, 111 high schoolers are enrolled in the class, up from 72 last year. Mr. Nolte noted that Pittsburgh Public has been “very supportive” of the course so far.
PITTSBURGH — We visited Pittsburgh's Homewood neighborhood to surprise a Pittsburgh Public Schools teacher who is being recognized as WTAE's Teacher of the Month for November.
Since 2016, Pittsburgh Public Schools has worked to ensure access to high-quality H2O for its students and staff. As of 2023, the District has replaced 98 percent of all water fountains to provide filtered and chilled water, including all school-based fountains.