Public Citizens for Children and Youth’s latest Bottom Line reports on Early Care and Education in Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery County highlight the following discrepancies in early education in the following areas due to lack of sufficient state funding:

Montgomery County Report: Less than a third of low-and-moderate income children have access to high quality early learning programs. Nearly seven thousand additional seats are needed to fill the gap.

Delaware County Report: Only 37 percent of low-and-moderate income children have access to high quality early learning programs. About 8,500 additional seats are needed to fill the gap.

Chester County Report: Less than a quarter of low-and-moderate income children have access to high quality early learning programs. More than 6,000 additional seats are needed to fill the gap.

Bucks County Report: Only about a third of low and moderate income children have access to high quality early learning programs. More than 5,000 additional seats are needed to fill the gap.

Visit the PCCY website to view all of the Bottom Line reports.

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