UNTIL ELECTION DAY ON NOVEMBER 4TH
All Children Ready to Succeed:
2014 is an important election year in Pennsylvania. All children should have the opportunity to enter school ready to succeed, and your help is needed to send that message to candidates for governor and the legislature. Take action.
Advocates for High-Quality Pre-k Honor Rep. Mundy for Career Contributions to Early Childhood Education
Retiring state Rep. Phyllis Mundy was recognized today by the statewide, non-partisan Pre-K for PA campaign for her years of dedicated work to increase state investments in early learning programs.
ISSUE BRIEF: Researchers have identified three primary benefits to K-12 systems based on children’s participation in pre-k: reduced need for special education services, reduced grade repetition, and better performance and fewer behavioral problems in school.
October 9: Montco DA / Chiefs of Police Association endorse Pre-K for PA; Host legislators to thank them for expansions in early learning funding in state budget and discuss crime prevention / taxpayer savings benefits and remaining high unmet need for pre-K.
Let’s make sure that kids are not shut out of the debate about Pennsylvania’s future. Check out info for the three gubernatorial debates on Sep. 22, Oct. 1 and Oct. 8.
PennLive/ Patriot-News Editorial: It helps kids, fights crime, and strengthens the military, so let’s have more of it.
“Democrat Matt Smith and Republican Randy Vulakovich, both state senators and smart leaders, agree on the value of pre-K.”