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Big bucks for child care: Families who don’t qualify for assistance say they need help

Child care can be so costly that some middle and low-income families in Philadelphia have to weigh whether a parent should continue working or stay home with the kids.

By Joel Wolfram/WHYY

Safe to join Boy Scouts? Some parents say policy upgrades help prevent abuse

Some parents have fashioned their own protocols to ensure their children’s safety. Others say Boy Scouts of America has learned from past mistakes and has itself instituted policies that will protect their children.

By Nicholas Pugliese/WHYY and Ximena Conde/WHYY

For parents who work nights and weekends, study finds child care is especially difficult

Despite the apparent gap between supply and need, child care providers aren’t rushing to fill the void.

By Avi Wolfman-Arent/Keystone Crossroads

Report: Nationwide increase in uninsured children, while Pa. shows slight decrease

In Pennsylvania, 125,000 people 19 or younger didn't have health insurance in 2017
By Brett Sholtis