New Health Care Report Outlines How to Improve Health Care Coverage Programs and Access for Every Pennsylvania Child HARRISBURG (October 29, 2019) – Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children today released the “State of Children’s Health Care in Pennsylvania: Powering Up Healthy Kids,” a comprehensive report with a clear agenda to strengthen both access and coverage benefits […]
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 […]
Key Investments Made in Evidence-Based Home Visiting, Career and Technical Education and Pre-k Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children, the only statewide non-partisan advocacy organization with a public policy agenda that spans the life of a child from birth to adulthood, released the following statement from President and CEO Kari King about the final 2019-20 state budget: […]
Preventing an Undercount in the 2020 Census Will Help Social and Economic Outcomes for Children The 30th edition of the KIDS COUNT® Data Book, released today by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, shows Pennsylvania ranks 17th for overall child well-being. According to the report – one of the more comprehensive national reviews of child […]
A new report shows Pennsylvania saw a decline in the uninsured rate for women of childbearing age following the state’s decision to expand Medicaid.