The Alternative Press: Access for All: A Fight for Pre-K for PA

“According to a recent study, 95 percent of children between ages 3 and 4 do not have access to a publicly funded high quality pre-kindergarten program. One organization is striving to change that.

On Wednesday, March 5, a crowd of 40 enthusiastic volunteers for Pre-K for PA, a statewide coalition focused on promoting accessible, high-quality pre-k for all 3- and 4-year-olds in Pennsylvania, gathered at Montgomery County Community College. The group of thoroughly engaged activists met to discuss what Sarah Whetstone called “an important goal.”

The meeting, led Sarah Whetstone, who serves as the director of United Way of North Penn, focused on ways to make the issue of early education a focus in the upcoming Pennsylvania gubernatorial election.”

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