Kristen Gillette and Alex Vuocolo, Author at Generocity Philly

Kristen Gillette and Alex Vuocolo

The Fight for Expanded Prekindergarten Gains Force in PA uncategorized

May 20, 2014 1:27 pm

The Fight for Expanded Prekindergarten Gains Force in PA

If Pennsylvania funded prekindergarten for all three and four-year-olds, according to a report by ReadyNation/America’s Edge, the investment would generate $800 million in additional goods and services and create almost 28,000 new jobs statewide. Most importantly, it would benefit children across the state. Several studies show high quality pre-K has been shown to improve graduation […]
Gov. Corbett Offers Additional Subsidies to Make Up for Federal Cuts to “Heat and Eat” Program uncategorized

Mar. 12, 2014 10:44 am

Gov. Corbett Offers Additional Subsidies to Make Up for Federal Cuts to “Heat and Eat” Program

The Farm Bill, signed into law last month, cuts $8.6 billion from the SNAP program. Corbett and other state governors are working to reverse it, even if it means sustaining a program that is widely known to contain a loophole. The program, dubbed “Heat and Eat,” allows people who receive LIHEAP (Low Income Home Energy […]

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