Making the Grade: A+ Schools
OnQ reports on A+ Schools, an independent, community alliance for public education that's improving student achievement and test scores in the Pittsburgh Public School District. The lessons learned can benefit teachers, students, and board members in all of our region's school districts.
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Despite much wealth and success in our Appalachian northern region, widespread poverty still exists in rural Fayette and Greene counties. However, Michael Bartley shows how and why so many people are delivering life-saving services to our rural neighbors.
Original airdate: Apr 15, 2009
OnQ presents a forum on how seniors can better plan for their medical future with guests: Brian Heberle, Wells Fargo Advisors; Tim Lightner, Highmark.
These scuba divers volunteer every Saturday and Sunday so that visitors to The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium can have a clear view.
People of all ages gathered on Nov. 21, 2009 to take part in a breakdancing competition, organized by Carnegie Mellon University and International Freestylers. OnQ reports on a cultural experience, full of energy and diversity, that's becoming a popular movement in Pittsburgh.
This McKeesport-based non-profit corporation is using Senior Smart Technology to help older citizens improve their quality of life. OnQ's Tonia Caruso reports on what Blueroof Technologies does and why it's getting national attention.