Delaware Valley Association for the Education of Young Children
A friendly crowd greeted the governor, who earlier this month proposed $2 billion in additional funding for early education in Pennsylvania over the next four years.
One week after a five-month-old girl died at a Montgomery County daycare facility, other parents are still reeling.
Kids sang and danced and drew pictures as the grownups pushed for funding for quality pre-kindergarten programs.
“Great Philly Schools” has launched a new web tool to help parents choose early-childhood programs.
“People should take a selfie and they should tweet it with the hashtag #IamPreK,” said the head of the Delaware Valley Association for the Education of Young Children at their annual conference.
Beyond Babysitting, a documentary promoting quality early childhood education, features a Philadelphia day care provider that got with the program.
Quality preschool for lower-income children hangs in the balance as the Pennsylvania budget is debated, and an advocate for it makes the case that this program benefits all of us.