Report: PA Children at Risk of Losing Medicaid Coverage

With the end of the public-health emergency looming, a new report reveals millions of children in Pennsylvania and elsewhere are at risk of losing insurance, some for administrative reasons. More than half of Pennsylvania children are insured through Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). They’ve been able to maintain stability in their coverage thanks to the continuous-coverage requirement from […]

Georgetown University Report: Pa. Kids Not Seeing Gains in Health Coverage

Analysis shows 125,000 Pennsylvania children remain without health coverage HARRISBURG (November 29, 2018) – The number of uninsured children nationwide increased by about 276,000 children last year, the first significant increase in a decade, according to a new report released by the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families. An estimated 3.9 million children were […]

New PPC Report Finds Spending Impacts Student Performance in Rural Schools

State funding for public education impacts student achievement in rural Pennsylvania according to a report released by Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children that looks at how spending levels in the state’s 260 rural school districts impacts student results on the Pennsylvania System of School Assessments (PSSAs).