Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Media Should Cover Positive Events at University Prep

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Media Should Cover Positive Events at University Prep

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As I watched the news and saw the coverage of the fight at Pittsburgh Milliones 6-12, also known as University Prep ("Milliones School Suffering Safety 'Crisis,' Group Says," March 1), I was saddened and angered by the media's lack of coverage of all the good that goes on in the Hill District and at University Prep.

I'm the center director at Higher Achievement's Hill District location. We run our after-school academy out of University Prep. Higher Achievement is a college preparatory program for fifth-through eighth-graders. You can witness middle-school youth from University Prep and various other Hill District schools working on academics, reciting original works of poetry at our annual poetry contest, debating the qualifications they would want from the next superintendent in our Ambassador competition or even pitching original business ideas in a mock "Shark Tank. …

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