On May 1, 1969, a western Pennsylvania native with a relatively unknown children’s program testified before the Senate Subcommittee on Communication. Public broadcasting faced having its $20 million budget cut in half, and policymakers were skeptical about the educational benefit of children watching television — until Fred Rogers spoke of his year-​old show and television’s…

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2018
  • Sub Heading In early childhood, technology holds promise and pitfalls
Editor’s note: This is the fourth and final part of a feature that began in the pages of the Fall issue of Pittsburgh Quarterly. We invited the heads of the region’s top independent schools to address three important questions, in 200 words or less for each. The final question is below, along with…

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  • Issue Quarter Between the Issues
  • Issue Year 2017
  • Sub Heading Independent school leaders tackle the rise of cyber education.
Editor’s note: This is part three of a feature that began in the pages of the Fall issue of Pittsburgh Quarterly. We invited the heads of the region’s top independent schools to address three important questions, in 200 words or less for each. The second of the questions is below, along with the…

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  • Issue Quarter Between the Issues
  • Issue Year 2017
Pittsburgh Quarterly invited the heads of the region’s top independent schools to address three important questions, in 200 words or less for each.

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2017
  • Sub Heading Independent school leaders tackle political climate, erosion of values and the rise of cyber education
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