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

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  • Poynter Journalism Ethics Chair & Allderdice Grad: Duty, Responsibility ‘More Important Than Ever’

    WESA - April 28, 2017

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  • Superintendent to Induct Members into the Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame

    Dr. Anthony Hamlet reestablishes the PPS Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame with the induction of seven new members.

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  • Pittsburgh Teen's Poetry Wins Her a $10,000 Scholarship

    Pittsburgh Magazine, April 18, 2017

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Media Contacts


Ebony Pugh

Public Information Officer

Merecedes J. Howze

Project Assistant

Martinea Goss


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