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Breaking the Cycle of Poverty

HOW SCHOOLS CAN HELP BREAK THE CYCLE OF POVERTY: A WHOLE CHILD APPROACH   More than 16 million children in the United States—nearly one out of four—live below the federal poverty level with their families earning less than $23,550 annually. These low-income households face many challenges, from lacking economic resources, to little or no access

Policy brief on homeless children & youth

The People’s Emergency Center issued a policy brief indicating “historic increases in the number of children and youth experiencing homelessness in United States and Pennsylvania”   24,504 Children and Youth in Pennsylvania and 1,301,239 in the United States experienced homelessness in the 2013-2014 School Year — reading and math scores dramatically declined.   Read more…

Act 71 Information

What is Act 71? What resources are available to SSW’s and HSV’s across the state about Act 71? Please see the attached document for additional helpful information about Act 71. /resources/Documents/Act%2071%20handout.pdf

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