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Rural school districts feel the sting of budget cuts

By Megan Guza Point Park News Service Bentworth Middle School sits tucked along a winding, rural road off the main street of the Borough of Bentleyville. The sprawling building looks out onto a cow pasture. To its right, a farmhouse. Superintendent Charles Baker says the building – just five years out of construction – is a far cry from the... Read More

Students complain about University of Pittsburgh’s salary increases

By Yas Hatcher Point Park News Service Salary increases for seven top managers at the University of Pittsburgh Dec. 4 caused some students to complain that there is no reason for such increases during a time of rapidly increasing tuition costs. “Sorry, but this insane pay increase makes no sense to me at all,” said Brad Johnson. On Dec. 4... Read More