On Thursday, February 6, more than sixty community stakeholders joined PIIN and the leaders and staff of Pittsburgh Public Schools (PPS) for an Imagine PPS engagement session held at Pittsburgh King PreK-8. Imagine PPS is a new city-wide initiative working together with community champions to re-imagine how the school district delivers education. During the session […]
On November 7, Pittsburgh Public Schools unveiled a new phase of its efforts to bridge racial equity gaps in the city’s public schools. On Track to Equity: Integrating Equity Throughout PPS a comprehensive implementation plan that seeks to reduce racial disparities throughout the district and elevate the achievement of African American students comes on the […]
On Tuesday, May 29, 2019 at 11:00 am, the Pennsylvania Interfaith Impact Network (PIIN) and allies will held a news conference at the Pittsburgh Board of Education, 341 S. Bellefield St. Pittsburgh, PA 15213 to address concerns over the recent reporting of the Pittsburgh Public School Superintendent Dr. Anthony Hamlet, the district administration, and the […]
On Saturday, July 14, PIIN joined thousands of American Federation of Teachers (AFT) union members to rally and march in support of public education funding in downtown Pittsburgh.
The recent passage of a community schools policy for Pittsburgh Public Schools is a huge step in the right direction for our children and our communities. In a community schools model, the school becomes the center of the community and is open to everyone– all day, every day.
This summer, PIIN linked arms with teachers, parents, students and community organizations in support of the Pittsburgh Public School Board and their decision to hire Dr. Anthony Hamlet as our next Superintendent.