Press Release: Pa’s uninsured rate increased, 8th highest number of uninsured kids in the nation

Pa’s uninsured rate increased, 8th highest number of uninsured kids in the nation Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children (PPC), the only statewide advocacy organization with a public policy agenda that spans the life of a child prenatally through adulthood, today released the 2020 State of Children’s Health Care Report. “No child should be without health insurance […]

Pennsylvania schools need an additional $4.6 billion to close education gaps, new analysis finds

Pennsylvania’s public school children are being shortchanged by $4.6 billion — and those in the poorest school districts, who have fallen the furthest behind, are owed the most, according to a new analysis commissioned by advocates seeking to overhaul the state’s education funding system.

Press Release: Career and Technical Education Vital for Post-Pandemic Economy

PA Schools Work: Career and Technical Education Vital for Post-Pandemic Economy Report Outlines How Pennsylvania Can Become a Leader in CTE Access and Funding PA Schools Work (PASW), a nonpartisan statewide movement working to ensure public schools are fully and fairly funded, and Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children today released a new report outlining steps Pennsylvania […]

Investing in Youth And Families: The Importance of Family Bonds and Kinship Care

Finding ways to support parents and caregivers to minimize the trauma to children is good public policy and should be a shared goal for all of us. Providing concrete support to parents and kin in much more comprehensive ways can prevent youth from entering the child welfare system and increase the likelihood of permanency when […]