Tell PA Legislators: Invest More in Public School Students

From the Campaign for Fair Education Funding (http://fairfundingpa.org/): With two weeks remaining to the state’s budget deadline, it is imperative for lawmakers to hear from their constituents about the need to invest more in our public school students. The Governor … Continued

Report Shows Improved Well-Being of PA Kids

Posted at http://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-06-13/childrens-issues/report-shows-improved-well-being-of-pa-kids/a58123-1 June 13, 2017 – Andrea Sears, Public News Service (PA) Play Audio in Browser Window The KIDS COUNT Data Book says Pennsylvania ranks 11th nationally for education. (R.K. Singam/Wikimedia Commons) HARRISBURG, Pa. – There’s been improvement in … Continued

Act Now to Shut Down Berks Detention Center

From Amnesty International USA (http://www.amnestyusa.org): Candles, birthday cake, presents, friends and family. That’s what every parent hopes for their child’s birthday. Instead of festivities, Tomás spent his eighth birthday behind bars—for the second year in a row. The reason why? … Continued

Support for Home Visiting Programs—Voice Your Support

From Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children (http://www.papartnerships.org): We recently joined our partner Fight Crime: Invest in Kids to advocate for the expansion of evidence-based home visiting and promote its new report, Preventing Crime Through Voluntary Home Visiting. District Attorneys and policymakers – including … Continued

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