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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.

District News

  • Superintendent Wants Public Feedback on the Code of Student Conduct

    Dr. Anthony Hamlet plans to engage with students, families, staff and the community on the District’s Code of Student Conduct at three community forums.

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  • PPS Committee Recommends ‘Big Day’ And ‘ReadyGEN’ Textbook Adoption for Pre-K and Elementary Students

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  • Pittsburgh Public Schools honored by national organization

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 15, 2017

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  • Pittsburgh Obama Teacher Will Speak at MSU's World Languages Day

    Michigan State University News, March 13, 2017

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Media Contacts


Ebony Pugh

Public Information Officer

Merecedes J. Howze

Project Assistant

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