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2013 Kids Count Data Book Released—PA Drops to 17th Nationally

From Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children (http://www.papartnerships.org): The 2013 KIDS COUNT® Data Book has been released, and it ranks Pennsylvania 17th in the nation for overall child well-being – down from 14th a year ago. Pennsylvania was among only five states … Continue reading

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2012 Kids Count Policy Report is Out

From PathWays PA (http://www.pathwayspa.org): The Annie E. Casey Foundation has released its annual KIDS COUNT report, focused on better connecting youth to opportunity and employment. Youth and Work: Restoring Teen and Young Adult Connections to Opportunity (http://www.aecf.org/KnowledgeCenter/Publications.aspx?pubguid=%7b3213DA55-8216-4065-B408-D7A521CDD990%7d) finds that nearly … Continue reading

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Kids Count: Tallying the High Costs of the Economy for Children

From the Children’s Defense Fund (http://www.childrensdefense.org):   By Marian Wright Edelman    “I have the audacity to believe that peoples everywhere can have three meals a day for their bodies, education and culture for their minds, and dignity, equality and … Continue reading

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Kids Count 2010: Child Poverty Persists

From Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children (http://www.papartnerships.org):   Pennsylvania is ranked 23rd among states in the recent Annie E. Casey Foundation’s KIDS COUNT child well-being rankings. Among neighboring states, only New Jersey and New York ranked higher.   The annual KIDS … Continue reading

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