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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

  • District Remains Committeed to Ensuring a Welcoming Environment for All Students

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  • New 2017-18 District Calendar Increases Opportunities for Job-Embedded Professional Development and Teacher Support

    Now Includes Eight Student Half Days

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  • Young, Black and Excellent Pittsburgh: Kevin McCoy

    New Pittsburgh Courier, February 17, 2017

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  • Obama Academy regroups to take fourth City League girls title in a row

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, February 19, 2017

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Media Contacts


Ebony Pugh

Public Information Officer

Merecedes J. Howze

Project Assistant

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