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Lack of child care, funding has wide impact

Early childhood education teachers need to have most of the skills to be primary school or secondary school teachers but get paid a fraction of what teachers make in public and private school districts. For day cares to pay teachers more, directors would have to pass along costs to parents and guardians who are already […]

Medicaid for all… children? Pennsylvania’s Sen. Bob Casey wants to make that a reality

Every child born in America would be automatically enrolled in Medicaid, the publicly funded health program for low-income families, under a new bill introduced in the U.S. Senate. Children are currently eligible for Medicaid if their family’s income is within 133% of the federal poverty rate, or about $39,900 a year for a family of […]