Pittsburgh Quarterly invited the heads of the region’s top independent schools to address, in 200 words or less, this question: What is your school’s biggest challenge and how are you addressing it?

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2018
  • Sub Heading Independent school leaders address their challenges
For the first eight years of my teaching career, the only white face in my classroom was mine. I was aware of that fact, of course, but only peripherally. My students were just that, my students. Don’t misunderstand. I’m not saying I was colorblind. I just didn’t relate to my students at Westinghouse…

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  • Issue Quarter Between the Issues
  • Issue Year 2018
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.
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