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Retired Major General Wesley Craig, the former adjutant general of the Pennsylvania National Guard, speaks at an event hosted by Pre-K For PA. (credit: Jim Melwert)

Local DAs: “Pay Now For Pre-K or Pay Later For Crime”

There was a show of support Wednesday morning for the expansion of “Pre-K” and early childhood education, as advocates were joined by the district attorneys from Philadelphia, Montgomery, Delaware and Chester Countries.

04/29/2015

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Education In The News In 2014

Looking back at the world of education in 2014, there was much activity. Some progress was made but there’s still room for improvement.

12/31/2014

Libby Doggett at summit in Conversation Hall at Philadelphia City Hall. (credit: Steve Tawa)

Pre-K For PA Campaign Pushes Governor-Elect Wolf, Legislature To Invest In 4-Year-Olds

A top ranking U.S. Department of Education official and members of a statewide campaign to increase early learning opportunities for children swapped stories and strategies on Thursday at a Philadelphia City Hall summit.

12/12/2014

(Young kids draw in Franklin Square.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Kids Help Grownups Make A Point About Preschools in Philadelphia

Kids sang and danced and drew pictures as the grownups pushed for funding for quality pre-kindergarten programs.

09/16/2014

(A rally for universal pre-kindergarten outside the campaign office of Democratic candidate Tom Wolf in South Philadelphia.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Advocates For Early Education Demand Attention From Pa. Governor Candidates

The campaign for universal access to pre-kindergarten is growing by the thousands and, as advocates across Pennsylvania clear, it could become an issue in November.

05/30/2014

(Area leaders gather at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia to endorse "Pre-K For PA."  Photo by Justin Udo)

Area Leaders Urge Universal Pre-Kindergarten For Pennsylvania Kids

The statewide program is dubbed “Pre-K for PA: All Children Ready To Succeed.”

01/23/2014