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    Welcome to the PPS Newsroom!


    The Office of Public Information 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. 
    Please view the District News Media Relations policy.

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    Ebony Pugh

    Public Information Officer

    Merecedes J. Howze

    Project Assistant

District News

  • Who’s Next: Education: Meet 20 people shaping a future generation in Pittsburgh

    The Incline, July 3, 2018

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  • Wilkinsburg school district is bouncing back

    High school student achievement has soared after the merger with Pittsburgh Public Schools, and K-6 is thriving

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  • Pittsburgh Allderdice Student Wins National Award for Program That Promotes Inclusive Schools

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