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.

Making the Grade: A+ Schools aired on Dec 02, 2009.


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Hospital Corpsman First Class Richard Weinmann is the U.S Navy's equivalent to an LPN or a paramedic. In 2005 and 2007, he served two tours of duty in Iraq helping wounded Marines and Iraqi citizens. OnQ's Chris Moore reports on the life-saving work of this military medic.

Original airdate: Jun 05, 2008


Meet nurses who deal with the youngest of patients. From the ER to the neo-natal ICU, transplant ward to the cardio lab, pediatric nurses are on the front line of "family-centered care."

Original airdate: Jun 03, 2008


Despite financial and other work incentives, some experts believe a nursing shortage will become a health care crisis in the years ahead. This report from OnQ's Michael Bartley begins this special series dedicated to the caring work of nurses.

Original airdate: Jun 03, 2008


Dave & Dave check out the brand new All-You-Can-Eat section at PNC Park and find out if it's worth the price.

Original airdate: May 27, 2008


They're one of Pittsburgh's favorite families. Now the Perry Sextuplets are five years old! OnQ's Tonia Caruso visits with the family to see how things have changed.

Original airdate: May 27, 2008


There's only one neighborhood in Pittsburgh that could pull off a 24-hour arts marathon, and that's Lawrenceville. In its 11th year, "Art All Night" has become bigger, better and greener than ever.

Original airdate: May 14, 2008


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