By Subject: Child Welfare | Early Childhood Education | Home Visiting | K-12 Education | Maternal and Child Health | Prenatal-to-Age-Three

Fact Sheet: Toxic Lead: PA Lawmakers Must Act To Protect Children – July 2021

Lead can seriously harm a child’s health and cause well-documented adverse effects such as damage to the brain and nervous system, slowed growth, development and learning and behavior, hearing and speech problems – which can cause lower IQ, decreased ability to pay attention and under-performance in school often requiring special education services. This fact sheet […]

Dashboard: Prenatal-to-Age-Three – May 2022

This data dashboard tracks the Pennsylvania prenatal-to-age-three collaborative’s progress toward increasing the number of low-income infants and toddlers and their families receiving high-quality services by 25% (approximately 44,000) by 2023 and by 50% (approximately 89,000) by 2025. We focus on child care policy, home-visiting, children’s health insurance, lead screening and abatement, child nutrition (WIC), and perinatal […]