On Cusp Of Universal Pre-K In Philadelphia, One Early Education Leader Sails Into RetirementSharon Easterling is packing up her things at the Delaware Valley Association for the Education of Young Children, where she's spent 22 years trying to improve the quality of pre-school and increasing public investment.
In Philadelphia, Gov. Tom Wolf Urges Better Funding For Early Education Across PennsylvaniaA 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.
Expert Says Parents Must Be Vigilant To Protect Children Sent To DaycareOne week after a five-month-old girl died at a Montgomery County daycare facility, other parents are still reeling.
Kids Help Grownups Make A Point About Preschools in PhiladelphiaKids sang and danced and drew pictures as the grownups pushed for funding for quality pre-kindergarten programs.
Local Nonprofit Creates Web Tool To Help Parents Find Pre-K Child Care Programs"Great Philly Schools" has launched a new web tool to help parents choose early-childhood programs.
Area Early Education Advocates Send A Message -- With A Face -- To Harrisburg"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.
Philadelphia Daycare Provider The Focus Of New DocumentaryBeyond Babysitting, a documentary promoting quality early childhood education, features a Philadelphia day care provider that got with the program.
Education Advocate Hopes To Prevent Pre-K Program Budget CutsQuality 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.