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The American Rescue Plan will allow Pitt to distribute $31.9 million in federal funding to students.

Pitt to distribute $31.9 million in federal funds to more than 30,000 students

By Natalie Frank and Martha Layne September 21, 2021
Pitt announced Monday that it will distribute $31.9 million in federal funding to more than 30,000 students, pulling from the $54.7 million it received from President Joe Biden’s American Rescue Plan.
Pennsylvania educators who have been convicted of crimes and have had their certificates revoked continue to receive undeserved pensions. (Photo via Wikimedia Commons)

Editorial: Not enforcing State pension forfeiture laws wastes tax dollars

By The Pitt News Editorial Board April 2, 2018

It’s no secret that Pennsylvania public schools have a deficit that seems to get larger and larger as the gap in federal funding widens between poor and affluent districts. Many lay off or threaten to...

Census Bureau workers take an oath at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles on March 30, 2010. Millions of foreign-born residents are expected to hide from or avoid the 2020 count because of the political climate created by U.S. President Donald Trump, census staff and civil rights groups say. (Liz O. Baylen/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Editorial: Citizenship question on 2020 census could cut PA funding

By The Pitt News Editorial Board March 28, 2018

It’s no secret that for undocumented immigrants and other noncitizens, life can be rough under President Donald Trump’s administration. As of Monday, it just got significantly tougher. The U.S....

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