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

    Pittsburgh Magazine, April 18, 2017

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  • The Alumni and Friends of Taylor Allderdice High School's Annual Hall of Fame

    WNBA star, legal scholar, world renowned journalist, Tony Award winner, documentary film maker, and beloved faculty member are 2017 inductees

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  • NEXT Up: Meet passionate public school advocate and mentor Cynthia Falls

    NEXT Pittsburgh - April 16, 2017

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  • Wilkinsburg-Westinghouse merger started with frenetic pace, but has come together with time

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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Media Contacts


Ebony Pugh

Public Information Officer

Merecedes J. Howze

Project Assistant

Martinea Goss


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