The Times Herald: Norristown school board passes resolution opposing charter school bill
“The school board also unanimously approved a resolution in support of Pre-K for PA, a coalition of Pennsylvania organizations and individuals campaigning to bring access to high-quality early education to all of Pennsylvania’s three- and four-year-olds.
Anne Gemmell, Pre-K for PA field director, gave a presentation to the school board at the March 24 school board meeting on the benefits of the district’s support for early childhood education for Pennsylvania’s 3 and 4 year olds.
“We do believe when you provide high quality support for young ones, it makes a great difference,” Gemmell said referencing data that shows children who receive high-quality early care are more prepared for their academic careers and eventually contribute to the state’s economy. “We’re asking school boards to throw their clout behind this issue.””
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