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(EVENT DETAILS) National Voices, Local Efforts: Lessons Learned About Universal Pre-K
DATE: Wednesday, May 25, 8:30-2:30 p.m.   Webcast Link:  http://williampennfoundation.org/webcast
Creative Communities
Foundations to converge on Phila.
Deep pockets will be in Philadelphia next week.
Great Learning
This is what a high-quality preschool looks like
As the preschoolers made their way from the carpet to the five stations across the classroom, a buzz pulsed through the room at Chinatown Learning...
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Early-Ed. Measures Percolate at State, Local Levels
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney has a sweet idea to boost early-childhood education in his cash-strapped city.
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Kenney's pre-K plan gets $15 million boost
The William Penn Foundation will commit a one-time, $15 million grant to improve and expand quality pre-K facilities in Philadelphia.
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Early Childhood Education Is Also Moving in Philly, With Some Funding Muscle
In the past few years, early childhood education has landed squarely on the national agenda.