Kenney's pre-K plan gets $15 million boost

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Kenney's pre-K plan gets $15 million boost

Posted: Thursday, March 24, 2016

The William Penn Foundation will commit a one-time, $15 million grant to improve and expand quality pre-K facilities in Philadelphia.

The announcement marks the first major philanthropic investment in pre-K since Mayor Kenney announced his goal to make such care accessible to all city 3- and 4-year-olds.

"This means an organization like William Penn is confident that this is the right initiative and we're the right people to do it," Kenney said.

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