Main Line Times: Lower Merion School Board supports increased state funding for pre-kindergarten programs

“Lower Merion officials are getting behind a statewide initiative that could help send more students to government-funded pre-kindergarten programs.

The Board of School Directors Monday night unanimously approved a resolution supporting increased state government funding for pre-K programs across Pennsylvania.

Under the resolution that was passed, the board suggested research shows students who have access to what it called quality pre-k programs helps them perform well in school. They also concluded that spending the money on such programs is what the resolution called a “wise financial investment.””

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