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A strong public school system has been and continues to be critical to the vitality of a community— is a key factor in a family’s decision about where to live. It encourages Pittsburghers to stay in the city as well as attracts new and vibrant families to the area and supports a strong regional economy. Currently, Squirrel Hills offers its residents nationally ranked public and private schools, and internationally renowned colleges and universities. It takes vigilance and active community support to have that continue.


The Pittsburgh public school system is undergoing a national search for a new superintendent. Moreover, the Pittsburgh Board of Education is looking for community input in order to attract the best candidates for the job. What qualities would you like in your next superintendent? What priorities are most important to you? We encourage you to make your voice heard.


Opportunities for input are available through January 28, 2016.


Up until that time, you will be able to offer your thoughts via:


There will also be seven community forums in January where members of the Board of Education will be in attendance to listen to your ideas.
All will occur 6-9 p.m. on the following dates and sites:

Thursday, January 7
Obama 6-12
515 N. Highland Ave., 15206
Monday, January 25
Board Public Hearing Administration Building
341 S. Bellefield Ave., 15213
Wednesday, January 13
Oliver Citywide Academy
2323 Brighton Rd., 15212
Tuesday, January 26
Langley K-8
2940 Sheraden Blvd., 15204
Tuesday, January 19
Brashear High School
590 Crane Ave., 15216
Thursday, January 28
Milliones 6-12
3117 Centre Ave., 15219
Thursday, January 21
Carrick High School
125 Parkfield St., 15210
There will be one additional student forum to be held at Milliones 6-12, date and time TBA.

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For over fifty years, the Coalition has been an active and important link in the community. It has served as a sounding board for new ideas, as well as a “watchdog” in the areas of public safety, education, residential quality, the business district, and parks and open space. With its focus on the quality of life in the 14th Ward, SHUC continues to monitor activities and future developments in the community through a range of standing committees.


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