Allegheny County schools awarded $650,000

PDE grants support dual credit enrollment for high school students

PITTSBURGH, May 3 – Nearly $650,000 has been awarded to expand opportunities for local high school students, members of the Allegheny County Democratic Delegation to the Pennsylvania House announced today.

“Dual credit programs are a fantastic way for students to get a head start on college and explore different career paths,” said delegation chair Rep. Nick Pisciottano. “I’m happy these awards will help more students succeed by expanding access to dual credit programs throughout our region.”

Grants awarded to Allegheny County schools include:

  • $10,000 to Pennsylvania Distance Learning Charter School.
  • $75,000 to Pittsburgh School District.
  • $75,000 to Propel Charter School in Braddock Hills.
  • $75,000 to Propel Charter School in Homestead.
  • $75,000 to Propel Charter School in Montour.
  • $39,430 to Quaker Valley School District.
  • $75,000 to South Park School District.
  • $75,000 to Upper St. Clair School District.
  • $75,000 to West Allegheny School District.
  • $75,000 to West Mifflin Area School District.

The Pennsylvania Department of Education awarded $6.7 million to 100 school entities across the commonwealth in this round of funding. The full list of awardees is available here.