Pre-K Counts And Head Start Providers Feeling Squeeze Of PA Budget StalemateShe says that $130,000 loan will only get them to October, but she says they’re lucky to get a loan at all.
Public-Private Partnership Provides $1 Million For Early Childhood Education in PhillyWith the Philadelphia School District struggling under a giant budget deficit, city councilmembers and community groups gathered at City Hall to announce a small but important fund to expand early childhood education programs.
Parents Upset Over Philadelphia School District’s Plan To Privatize Pre-SchoolParents are upset that the Philadelphia School District plans to privatize more Head Start slots next year.
Phila. School District Putting 2,000 More Preschoolers Into Private Day CareStarting next school year, more than half of the three- and four-year-olds in district preschool programs known as "Head Start" will be served by private day care providers.
Obama Announces New Rules For Head Start During Visit To YeadonPresident Obama made a brief visit to a Head Start center in Delaware County today, to announce new rules that will have the preschool programs competing for federal money.
Occupy The ClassroomIn an article in the <em>The New York Times</em>, Nicholas Krisof suggests early childhood education is more important than Occupy Wall Street.