The Pre-K for PA campaign draws its strength in part from the deep research experience of our founding coalition organizations. Here, we provide direct access to key reports and findings, all of which underscore the same conclusion: When all children have access to high-quality pre-k, they learn, our schools improve and Pennsylvania grows stronger.
Pre-K for PA Issue Briefs: Implementing access to high-quality pre-k for every 3- and 4-year-old
PA is falling behind
Report: Economic Impact of Pre-K in PA
On April 24, Pre-K for PA released a report, Strengthening Pennsylvania Businesses through Investments in Pre-Kindergarten, issued by ReadyNation/ America's Edge on its behalf. The report examines the economic benefits of pre-k investments in eight regions across the...
NPR: What exactly is ‘High-Quality’ Preschool?
Part of a weeklong series, NPR's Caudio Sanchez explores what 'high-quality' pre-kindergarten is. Read the article here: http://www.npr.org/2014/04/22/304563233/what-exactly-is-high-quality-preschool
Pew: Rising cost of child care may help explain recent increase in stay-at-home moms
Survey of Pennsylvanians on Support for High-Quality Pre-K
Award-Winning Pre-K for PA video
Pew Round-up of Pre-k Initiatives and Proposed Funding Solutions – from Georgia to NYC
From Georgia: More Proof That Pre-k Pays Off
This week, new research came out showing just how much Georgia’s investments are paying off for kids: It found kindergartners who completed Georgia’s pre-k program significantly outperformed students who hadn’t benefitted from pre-k on seven of 10 school readiness...