Back to School with Pam Harbin


Ashley Comans and Jonathan Mayo begin a conversation with Pittsburgh Public School Board Director Pam Harbin about all things education. They cover topics from the decision to renew Superintendent Anthony Hamlet's contract to the laptop shortage and the lack of communication around the start of school during the pandemic.


Pittsburgh Public Schools in the News 

Johnson, T. (2020, August 27). Pittsburgh Public Schools board votes 7-2 to renew Superintendent Hamlet's contract - PublicSource: News for a better Pittsburgh 

Larson, M. (2020, August 29). Pittsburgh Public Schools pushes back start of school - Pittsburgh Business Times

Johnson, T. (2020, September 2) Will Pittsburgh Public Schools delay again? 8 answers to your most pressing delay questions - PublicSource: News for a better Pittsburgh

Schiller, M. (2020, August 28). Comcast Launches Program to Help Nearly 2,000 Pittsburgh Public Schools Students Connect To Internet For Free - KDKA 

 

Previous Pittsburgh Public Schools Meetings 

Education Committee Meeting // Wednesday, September 2nd // 5:30 PM // Watch here
Business and Finance Meeting // Tuesday, September 1st // 5:30 PM // Watch here 

 

Upcoming Meetings 

Agenda Review // Wednesday, September 16th // 4:00 PM

Public Hearing // Monday, September 21st // 6:00 PM

Legislative Session // Wednesday, September 23rd // 4:00 PM


Procedures for Testifying at Public Hearings 

A regular public hearing for citizens’ comments on agenda items and other school matters is held each month. The public hearing is normally held on the third Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m. In addition, special public hearings are scheduled as needed.   Public comments will be accepted beginning one week prior to the date of the hearing until noon of the day of the hearing (call 412-529-3868 to register).  During the COVID-19 emergency, Public Hearings will be held virtually with the opportunity for public comment as described below. Speakers who have signed up are encouraged to submit their public comments in writing to lgetty1@pghschools.org

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