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Mar 04, 2014, 09:00 ET

New Report Notes Positive Trends in Child Welfare System, But Work Remains

 Pennsylvania has made notable progress in recent years to reduce the number of children living in foster care and provide more in-home...

Feb 19, 2014, 10:00 ET

New PPC Report Finds High-Quality Pre-k Benefits Only 1 in 6 Young Learners

Only about 18 percent of Pennsylvania's 3- and 4-year-olds - or 1 in 6 children - are able to access high-quality, publicly funded pre-kindergarten...

Nov 13, 2013, 10:00 ET

School Readiness Report Finds PA Must Pick Up Pace of Early Learning Investments

County-level Data Shows Pre-K Access Lacking Across Commonwealth  Pennsylvania needs to make stronger investments in pre-kindergarten...

Oct 28, 2013, 10:00 ET

New PPC Report Finds Slow Progress in Covering Uninsured PA Children

Proposed Efforts to Cover More Adults Could Help Reach More Kids  Nearly 148,000 Pennsylvania children still lack health insurance,...

Dec 12, 2012, 09:00 ET

Pennsylvania's Efforts to Better Address Child Abuse Also Must Preserve What Works to Keep Kids from Harm

PA Partnerships for Children Releases 2012 State of Child Welfare Report As Pennsylvania works to improve its response to child abuse...

Nov 13, 2012, 10:00 ET

Pennsylvania's Progress in Preparing Young Learners Shows Signs of Slowing

2012 School Readiness Report Finds Little or No Improvement in Several Key Areas      Pennsylvania's efforts to...

Oct 11, 2012, 10:00 ET

Pennsylvania Must Act Soon to Ensure Kids, Families Can Benefit from a High-quality Health Care Marketplace

Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children Urges Creation of State-Run Insurance Exchange to Pre-empt Federal Action    ...

Sep 12, 2012, 10:00 ET

New Statewide Report Finds Troubling Gaps in Health Care for Pennsylvania's Children

"The State of Children's Health Care in Pennsylvania" Will Monitor Long-Term Impact of Health Care Reform More than 150,000 Pennsylvania...

Feb 14, 2012, 10:00 ET

Gov. Corbett's 'Fostering Connections' Proposal Can Benefit Pennsylvania's Foster Youth and Taxpayers

Fiscal Study by Juvenile Law Center, PA Partnerships for Children Supports Governor's Savings Estimates Pennsylvania can provide stronger...

Dec 14, 2011, 10:00 ET

Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children: Pennsylvania Needs to Make Children's Health Insurance Priority for 2012

PA Partnerships for Children Offers Guidance on Implementing Health Care Reform  Pennsylvania has a unique opportunity in the coming...

Dec 06, 2011, 08:00 ET

PA Partnerships for Children: Pennsylvania's Strategy on Foster Care is Working, New Statewide Report Finds

PA Partnerships for Children Releases 2011 'State of Child Welfare' Report Recent news events have led to an important discussion about...

Nov 02, 2011, 09:42 ET

PA Partnerships for Children: Better Teacher Evaluations Are Important Step Toward More Effective Teaching

More Than 1,400 Attend Town Hall on Teacher Effectiveness Pennsylvania's efforts to improve teacher evaluations must be combined with meaningful...

Oct 04, 2011, 09:00 ET

Early Childhood Supports are Helping Pennsylvania Families in Tough Economy

PA Partnerships for Children Releases 2011 School Readiness Report As Pennsylvania families continue to struggle through a sluggish economy,...

Apr 20, 2011, 14:32 ET

Full-Day K Improves Student Achievement but Heavily Reliant on State Funds

Child Advocacy Organization Urges Legislature to Save Full-Day K A new report released today by Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children (PPC)...

Sep 29, 2010, 08:00 ET

School Readiness Report Shows Struggles for Kids

PA Partnerships for Children Releases Annual Review of Child Well-Being PA Partnerships for Children (PPC) today released its 2010 School...

Sep 21, 2010, 08:00 ET

Number Of Children Living In Foster Care Declining In State

Majority of Counties Reduced Foster Care Placements in 2009-10 PPC Releases Report on Performance of Child Welfare System in PA Pennsylvania...

Jan 27, 2010, 08:00 ET

Getting Dropouts Back on Track is Economic Growth Strategy for PA

PPC Report Shows Benefits of Re-Engaging Dropouts in Education & Workforce Each high school dropout costs $683 more annually than he/she...

Dec 08, 2009, 08:00 ET

Report Shows How Counties Fare in Serving Kids in Child Welfare System

PPC Releases 'State of Child Welfare' to Track Progress & Highlight Needs Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children (PPC) today released...

Oct 07, 2009, 08:00 ET

Early Education Program Growth + Waiting Lists = Mixed Results

PA Partnerships for Children Releases 2009 School Readiness Report State has gained ground but still long way to go for all kids to be...

Jan 22, 2009, 09:00 ET

Seventy-Five Percent of Future Jobs in PA Require Education Beyond High School

PA Partnerships for Children Report Shows College Unaffordable Students graduate with average debt of nearly $24,000 Pennsylvania Partnerships...