Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf pushes Pre-K expansion

Jul 8, 2021

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf will be in Lancaster Thursday, promoting the state’s plan to expand pre-kindergarten.

The 2021 to 2022 Pennsylvania state budget, which was signed into law at the end of June, increased funding for Pre-K expansion by $30 million.

On Thursday, Wolf will join community leaders, students and parents at the outdoor learning center at the Community Action Partnership in Lancaster to discuss the importance of investing in early childhood education.

Proponents say the increased budget will allow for more than 3,000 additional children to attend Pre-K in the upcoming school year. Leaders with the group Pre-K for PA support the funding, saying:

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