In West Pottsgrove, pre-K advocates press for increased state funding

Wednesday marked the day that the school district’s first 20 Pre-K students took their seats at West Pottsgrove Elementary School.

So perhaps it was appropriate that on the same day, in the same school, educators gathered to release the results of a survey on the benefits of early education and to advocate for more funding to spread those benefits state wide.

“If every child who needs it had access to high-quality pre-K, we would see fewer children struggling or needing special education,” said Paul Healey, executive director of the Pennsylvania Principals Association.

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