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Partners & Resources

The Justice Scholars Institute has compiled the following resources for high school students:

A+ Schools

A+ Schools is made up of families, students, and educators who believe that in Pittsburgh every child should have access to the education they need to be successful in college, career, and life.

Advanced Placement Credit

Advanced Placement courses are college-level material that allow you to challenge yourself and get a head start on college credit.  This can be added to college applications and can save money for college

Career and Technical Education

Career and Technical Education programs at Pittsburgh Public Schools prepare students for careers in competitive fields. Contact your school counselor or the CTE office at 412-529-8690.

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh serves children and families across the region through:

Centers for Advanced Study

Centers for Advanced Study (CAS) courses at Pittsburgh Public Schools are high-level, enriched, and accelerated honors courses for high-achieving students. For Black students, the African American CAS council provides advocacy and support. 

College in High School

College in High School is offered by the University of Pittsburgh to offer college courses at a fraction of the prices. It allows students to get a head start on earning college credit. 

Get Schooled

Get Schooled is a free online resource hub that helps young people get to college, find first jobs, and succeed in both.

Pittsburgh Learning Collaborative Family Hotline

The Pittsburgh Learning Collaborative (PLC) Family Hotline is a resource line available to all regional families. Representatives from A+ Schools field all calls, 24/7. 

For support in English and other languages, call 412-256-8536

For support in Spanish, call 412-335-7446

The Pittsburgh Promise

The Pittsburgh Promise awards scholarship money for students in the Pittsburgh Public School System who meet the criteria.