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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