The State of Babies Yearbook aims to bridge the gap between science and policy with national and state-by-state data on the well-being of America’s babies. The data are clear: The state in which a baby is born makes a big difference in their chance for a strong start in life.
Teneema Tibbs lost her job at a Darby day-care center in February 2020, the month before the coronavirus pandemic hit. She was five months pregnant and about to become a single mom. She looked at her protruding belly and thought, “No one will hire me now.” Tibbs searched for a new job, but the pandemic […]
Pennsylvania education activists on Monday commemorated the anniversary of the landmark Brown vs. Board of Education decision that outlawed segregated schools by noting that 67 years later, schools in the state are still separate and unequal. At an hour-long online rally, a coalition including the NAACP and the Urban League called on the General Assembly […]
Harrisburg, PA – The Wolf Administration today visited Hamilton Health Center to remind Pennsylvanians who are uninsured and need a COVID-19 vaccine that these vaccines are available at no cost regardless of whether you have health insurance. Each of the three COVID-19 vaccines are available at no out-of-pocket cost. If you have insurance, that information may […]
WASHINGTON — Witnesses before a U.S. House panel this week advised lawmakers on how federal relief aid can help bridge educational gaps among children who are experiencing homeless and in foster care during the pandemic.