National, State and Local Leaders Must Act to Lift Children and Families Out of Poverty HARRISBURG, Pa. (Sept. 24, 2019) – Twelve percent of children in Pennsylvania live in concentrated poverty according to “Children Living in High Poverty, Low-Opportunity Neighborhoods,” a new KIDS COUNT® data snapshot released today by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Using […]
Pennsylvania is one of ten states where the number of children living in areas of concentrated poverty has grown, according to a new report. The data shows a nine point increase in the percentage of children living in concentrated poverty in the Keystone state in 2013-2017 over the previous 4-year period.
The number of children living in neighborhoods of concentrated poverty continues to increase in Pennsylvania, new data released Tuesday show.
After nearly 1 million children were left out of the U.S. census in 2010, the federal government formed a task force to tackle the problem.
As a kindergarten teacher of nearly 17 years, I am often asked if I notice a difference between kids who have attended prekindergarten and those who have not. My answer is always the same: YES, YES, and YES!