The annual report Kids Count shows the Commonwealth fares better than most by making gains in education, but continues to show poor numbers in economic well-being. The national rankings from the Annie E. Casey Foundation, a group focused on better futures for disadvantaged children, use 16 indicators including...

KDKA-TV – This week, children’s advocates kicked off their campaign to get 40,000 signatures by Aug. 7 in order to get a referendum on the ballot. The referendum is to raise taxes to create a children’s fund in Allegheny County. If approved, the fund will be used primarily to...