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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

  • Pittsburgh Public Schools adapts curriculum to students new to English

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - March 27, 2017

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  • Pittsburgh Public Schools Provides Scholarships to Deserving Graduating Seniors

    Scholarship applications are due Monday, April 10, 2017.

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  • Superintendent Opens Nominations for Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame

    Dr. Hamlet will relaunch PPS Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame program designed to celebrate graduates.

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  • North Allegheny Senior High School "Adopts" Pittsburgh Grandview

    Students from North Allegheny Senior High School spent the day with students from Pittsburgh Grandview after raising money for homework kits.

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Media Contacts


Ebony Pugh

Public Information Officer

Merecedes J. Howze

Project Assistant

Martinea Goss


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