Every child deserves an equal opportunity to a quality educational foundation that will prepare them to grow, learn and succeed, especially during the first three years of life. Want to learn more about publicly funded child care in your community? These local fact sheets show the unmet need and the availability of high-quality child care […]
All children should have the opportunity to enter school ready to succeed. Want to learn more about publicly funded pre-k in your community? These local fact sheets show the unmet need and the availability of high-quality pre-k to meet those needs at the state, county and legislative district levels.
This report is the Pre-K for PA Campaign’s third report comparing Pennsylvania’s per-capita investments in pre-k. It shows states with similar political compositions and quality standards are making stronger per capita investments, putting their early learners on the road to success in school and in life at a faster pace than Pennsylvania.
Ready to Succeed shows resounding support for high-quality pre-k among those surveyed, with 96 percent of elementary school teachers agreeing that students who attend a high-quality pre-k program are ready for success in kindergarten, and 98 percent agreeing that high-quality, publicly funded pre-k is an important tool for preparing at-risk children for kindergarten.
Start Strong PA believes every child deserves an equal opportunity to a quality educational foundation that will prepare them to grow, learn and succeed. Start Strong PA is calling on Pennsylvania policymakers to focus on the most important years of a child’s development.
See County, State or House district maps showing the percent of children under 5 participating in the Child Care Works subsidized child care program who are NOT receiving care in a high-quality program.
After completing your search, you can also print a fact sheet.