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In the interest of fostering the human capital that ensures future military readiness, members of Mission: Readiness sent a letter to the legislature asking that Pennsylvania’s policy makers follow the military’s lead and enact a multi-year funding plan that better ensures voluntarily access to high-quality pre-k for all of the commonwealth’s 3- and 4-year-olds.
Members of Pre-K for PA’s Leadership Council sent a letter to the legislature asking them to expand state-funded pre-k opportunities to an additional 8,400 eligible children by supporting the proposed $75 million increase in new pre-k funding in the final 2017-18 state budget.
Members of the Pennsylvania Senate Democratic Caucus urged Governor Wolf to position Pennsylvania to provide access to Pennsylvania Pre-K Counts and Head Start State Supplemental Assistance for all eligible children and begin to address middle-class pre-k affordability concerns by 2022.
Executives from Chambers of Commerce across the state have written a letter respectfully requesting that Governor Wolf continues to keep Pennsylvania’s youngest learners at the forefront of his gubernatorial agenda.
In the interest of fostering the human capital that ensures future military readiness, they respectfully asked Pennsylvania’s policy makers to follow the military’s lead and enact a multi-year funding plan that better ensures voluntary access to high-quality pre-k for all of the commonwealth’s 3- and 4-year-olds.
Police chiefs, sheriffs, district attorneys and other members of Fight Crime: Invest in Kids asked Governor Wolf to prioritize high-quality early learning investments for Pennsylvania’s most vulnerable families.
Members of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Democratic Caucus urged Governor Wolf to expand state-funded pre-k opportunities to an additional 10,000 eligible children by including $85 million in new pre-k funding in the 2017-18 budget proposal.
United Way of Pennsylvania and local United Ways across the commonwealth joined together to sign a letter to the legislature urging them to support an increased investment in high-quality pre-k.
Looking ahead to the 2017-18 state budget proposal, the Leadership Council urges a greater state investment in high-quality pre-k.
Former Governors Edward G. Rendell and Mark S. Schweiker led a group of influential business, civic, military and law enforcement leaders from across the state in signing a letter to legislative leaders in support of continued investment in pre-k.
Nearly 200 of Pre-K for PA’s supporting organizations have called on legislators in Harrisburg to step up its efforts to fund high-quality pre-k so we can reach those children who are missing out, particularly those at risk of academic failure.
The generals and admirals of Mission: Readiness – Military Leaders for Kids urge support in investing an additional $90 million in the FY 2016-17 state budget for the Pennsylvania Pre-K Counts and Head Start Supplemental Assistance Programs.