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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

  • 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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  • She lost her mom and her home. How Monet is finding a promising future in Pittsburgh.

    Public Source, March 23, 2017

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  • Pittsburgh Obama Swimmer Wins Silver and Bronze Medals at State Swim Championships

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 18, 2017

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  • 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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Media Contacts


Ebony Pugh

Public Information Officer

Merecedes J. Howze

Project Assistant

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