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Tips for navigating different CCWIS solutions

Many new solutions are being designed and implemented to satisfy the requirements of the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) Comprehensive Child Welfare Information System (CCWIS). From platforms, to Commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) software, to Best-of-Breed, there are both some nuances a...

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EducatorEd courses featured in media coverage on the benefits of online professional learning

PCG’s EducatorEd platform offers research-based, online professional learning for districts and K-12 educators. We are thrilled that two of our online courses offered through EducatorEd were recently featured in leading industry publications. PCG’s EducatorEd platform offers research-based, online p...

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New white paper: Rethinking School Safety in the New Normal

In his decades of experience spanning many roles, PCG’s special education subject matter expert Will Gordillo has personally experienced some very tragic events on the job that unexpectedly escalated to a crisis-level, involving incidents of violence and threats initiated by students. While he was f...

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PCG Cares fosters community in February

While it was a short month, staff across the U.S. enjoyed taking time to support organizations we believe in through PCG Cares. Check out our latest round-up below for highlights from our February volunteer work. PCGers are always generous with volunteering their time to those in need, so it’s no su...

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PCG Cares Spotlight: Caleb Migombo’s 2019 volunteer experience in Tanzania

At PCG, we are guided by an unwavering commitment to our clients in the public sector. PCG Cares is an extension of that commitment, empowering each full-time employee to volunteer up to 32 hours each fiscal year to work with and support the communities we serve. We connected with Caleb Migombo on t...

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New Maryland law assists individuals to qualify for Medicaid automatically based on information on state tax return

On Monday, May 13, 2019, Governor Larry Hogan (R) signed a bill into law, which will automatically assist individuals to become enrolled in the state’s Medicaid program. The new law will permit a taxpayer to check a box on the state tax return which will cause the state’s health care exchange to det...

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Federal district court judge strikes down federal rule authorizing association health plans

On Thursday, March 28, 2019, Judge John D. Bates of the Federal District Court for the District of Columbia struck down a regulation of the U.S. Department of Labor that permitted small businesses to band together to create association health plans (AHPs) that did not meet the benefits requirements ...

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Home and Community-Based Settings Regulation – Heightened Scrutiny

The much-awaited guidance from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on Heightened Scrutiny was issued on March 22, 2019 (SMD#19-001). In the form of FAQs, the guidance “is designed to ensure that implementation decisions balance the need for robust stakeholder engagement with adminis...

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PCG at SXSW EDU: New insights on “equality,” “equity” -- and what they mean for education

“Equity” and “Equality” are two words that look alike, sound alike, and but for the difference of two letters, would be identical. But when it comes to delivering quality education for all children and young people, they are two words with profoundly different meanings and implications. However, man...

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PCG celebrates Women’s History Month

This March, we proudly participate in the annual celebration of Women’s History Month to honor the many achievements of women throughout history and examine the issues that affect women today. We thank the women of PCG for the productivity, resourcefulness, experience, and perspective they bring to ...

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