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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

  • Bringing Financial Literacy into the Classroom

    Pittsburgh Grandview students get lesson in financial literacy from BNY Mellon volunteers.

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  • Congratulations Class of 2017

    Watch Ceremonies Live!

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  • Food policy council and Harvard release report on PPS school food

    PPS Food Service Receives Food Bank's Crystal Apple Award!

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  • Dr. Wayne Walters Appointed Assistant Superintendent of Professional Development and Special Programming

    Board Approves Principal Appointments at Three Schools for 2017-18 School Year

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Media Contacts


Ebony Pugh

Public Information Officer

Merecedes J. Howze

Project Assistant

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