Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children (PPC) presented Sen. Judy Schwank (D-Berks) with its annual “Be Someone for Kids” award in recognition of her work to enact public policies that benefit the commonwealth’s children.
The Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children (PPC) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Kari King will become the President and CEO of organization effective January 1, 2019.
The latest report from one of the most comprehensive national reviews of child well-being shows Pennsylvania with gains in education as well as family and community, but poor performance in economic well-being.
The annual report Kids Count shows the Commonwealth fares better than most by making gains in education, but continues to show poor numbers in economic well-being. The national rankings from the Annie E. Casey Foundation, a group focused on better futures for disadvantaged children, use 16 indicators including health, education, and economic standing.
Delaware County school districts stand to gain more than $4.5 million extra funds from the state to fuel their own financial packages as many are fine-tuning their budgets and considering tax increases to fill in the gaps.