The Times Herald: Pre-K For PA campaign to launch Thursday

“A new coalition pushing for more pre-kindergarten schools across Pennsylvania is scheduled to launch Thursday, Jan. 23.

“Pre-K for PA: All Children Ready to Succeed” is scheduled to host a press conference at 1:30 p.m. at the Karabots Primary Care Center at 48th and Market Streets in Philadelphia.

Speakers will discuss the importance of bringing pre-kindergarten schools to every child in Pennsylvania.

Scheduled speakers include CEO of The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Steven M. Altschuler, President and CEO of United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey Jill Michal, Superintendent of the Upper Darby School District Richard F. Dunlap, District Attorney of Philadelphia Seth Williams, District Attorney of Montgomery County Risa Vetri Ferman, and Director of Early Childhood Education and Care with the Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA Lola Rooney.”

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