Sunday October 30 2016
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By now, most local football fans are familiar with Jordan Whitehead’s accomplishments on the football field.

The Pitt sophomore from Aliquippa was one of Pennsylvania’s top prospects coming out of Central Valley High School, where he scored 35 touchdowns as a senior en route to being named the player of...

07/04/2016 - 15:07
Jed Johnson
It is no secret that kids are seldom at their strongest academically during the summer. Even top students can lose ground from the end of one school year to the beginning of the next.

Struggling students, meanwhile, can find themselves months behind once the new school year starts. This is particularly true in subjects like math, science and reading.

06/07/2016 - 06:49
Nathan Toth
Earlier this year, 300 youth bicycle riders from all over the country converged in Pittsburgh for an event called Next Generation Jam.

The hundreds of riders have nationally sponsored BMX riders Lukas and Nathan Halahan to thank – and, indirectly, the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School.

05/31/2016 - 06:51
Daniel Priore
Over 25 million students, from elementary to high school, ride school buses to and from school every day.

While school buses are designed for safety by being equipped with flashing lights, high seat backs and the bright yellow color, a recent study by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration...

02/24/2016 - 12:03
Brandon Walker
It's back to school time. But before the kids go back to the classroom, the parents go back to the stores—and back inside their pocketbooks and wallets—to load up on what you'll need to get through the next school year. Here are some tips to save some cash during back-to-school shopping season.


08/14/2013 - 09:09
PSR Staff
When it comes to school-aged kids, one of the most prevalent issues today is bullying. For Pennsylvania’s Carmelina Vargo, the issue hit home to the point that she took action.

Vargo, a mother of two, began to document instances of bullying in her area, and over time other parents also shared...

10/19/2012 - 10:09
Zac Weiss
Balancing sports, schoolwork, and other activities is one of your child's greatest challenges. But it can be done -- with the right game plan. Here are some tips.

Be realistic: When setting your children’s schedules, do so while looking at a calendar and make sure your young athlete can realistically accomplish all that he or she is taking...

08/20/2011 - 12:53
PSR Staff
Cyber student kept social ties to former school

When Jennifer McKee left her western Pennsylvania high school for a cyber school, she didn’t leave her school friends and social life behind.

07/10/2011 - 15:59
PSR Staff
Youngsters at a local high school will soon have a school class geared toward preparing for life after school.

The course, Introduction to Technology, Career Preparation and Personal Finance, provides information and instruction for young adults on finding the right career, exploring education and training...

02/12/2011 - 13:11
Tony DeFazio