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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

  • Retired Pittsburgh Public Schools teacher receiving care from former students, PPS alumni

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review, Sunday May 21, 2017

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  • Culture Night at Pittsburgh Concord

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  • Watch as Pittsburgh fifth graders merengue, foxtrot and rumba their way to the gold

    The Incline, May 8, 2017

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  • Pittsburgh Public Schools Unveils Guide to The Future With “2017-2022 Strategic Plan: Expect Great Things”

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Media Contacts


Ebony Pugh

Public Information Officer

Merecedes J. Howze

Project Assistant

Martinea Goss


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