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Chris Murray

By Chris Murray

Double It and Show Your Support for High-Quality Pre-K

Wed, April 23, 2014

Double It and Show Your Support for High Quality Pre-K

Join us in helping Pre-K for PA reach 5,000 supporters by Primary Election Day, May 20, 2014. Show the candidates that even though kids can’t vote, our community recognizes and supports the importance of access to high-quality pre-k for all children.

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Chris Murray

By Chris Murray

Help Make Our Children’s Voices Heard

Fri, April 18, 2014

Help Make Our Children's Voices Heard

Did you know voter registration for Pennsylvania’s May 20 primary election closes on Monday, April 21? This looming date should inspire you to ask everyone you know if they are registered - and if they aren’t, help them get registered prior to the deadline. Why? Because kids can’t vote, and they need their voices heard.

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Diane Castelbuono

By Diane Castelbuono

Celebrating the Week of the Young Child

Fri, April 11, 2014

Celebrating the Week of the Young Child

High-quality early learning opportunities would not be possible without high-quality early childhood educators. This week, we celebrated the Week of the Young Child™ with early childhood educators and advocates across the country to shine a spotlight on the extraordinary teachers who are at the heart of early learning.

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Jill Michal

By Jill Michal

1 of only 2 mentioned by name

Tue, April 08, 2014

1 of only 2 mentioned by name

The City of Philadelphia recommended our Success by 6® program, which was one of only two early childhood education programs mentioned by name for investment, based on the measurable Impact it makes in the lives of our youngest children.

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Jill Michal

By Jill Michal

Quality Pre-K Lays the Foundation for a More Successful Pennsylvania

Fri, April 04, 2014

Quality Pre-K Lays the Foundation for a More Successful Pennsylvania

ThroughPre-K For PA, we’re supporting access to high-quality early childhood education for those who are too small to have a public voice because we know if we get it right in the first five years, it changes everything.

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Jill Michal

By Jill Michal

Inspiring the next generation of women through leadership, philanthropy and volunteerism

Tue, April 01, 2014

Inspiring the next generation of women through leadership, philanthropy and volunteerism

We’re still overwhelmed by our 2014 Women’s Initiative Gala, the most successful event to date.

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Diane Castelbuono

By Diane Castelbuono

Study: Georgia’s pre-k program gives students an edge

Mon, March 24, 2014

The researchers said their findings “provide strong evidence that Georgia’s pre-k provides a beneficial experience for enhancing school readiness skills for all children – boys and girls, those from families of different income levels, and children with differing levels of English language proficiency.”

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Diane Castelbuono

By Diane Castelbuono

New Report supports Need for Pre-K for PA

Mon, March 10, 2014

New Report Supports Need for Pre-K for PA

A recent report by Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children (PPC) makes clear the case for greater investments in high-quality early childhood education for all children in Pennsylvania.

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Diane Castelbuono

By Diane Castelbuono

Encourage a Love for Reading for Read Across America Day

Tue, March 04, 2014

Encourage a Love for Reading for Read Across America Day

Early exposure to books is a key ingredient in preparing children to enter school ready to learn, and ensuring children read at grade level by the end of third grade helps them make the transition from learning to read to “reading to learn,” setting them up for success as their coursework becomes more challenging.

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Jill Michal

By Jill Michal

President Obama Calls for Targeted Interventions

Mon, March 03, 2014

President Obama Calls for Targeted Interventions

We hope you heard the poignant words that President Barack Obama shared at the unveiling of his My Brother’s Keeper initiative yesterday, which hinges on a streamlined approach to helping more boys and young men of color achieve their full potential.

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