pre-k

[OP-ED]: Our Education, Born from Swamps

 05/15/2017 - 15:27
In lower income neighborhoods, students can struggle without access to proper educational materials, exposure, and parental poverty. 
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The story of education in lower income neighborhoods is an all too familiar one. The struggle to obtain a stable education is a story of overcoming conditions that are less than favorable, much like the swamp plant. What is causing these students, especially Latinos, to fall behind? How can they grow from these meager and impoverished conditions?  

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Monday, May 15, 2017 - 2:30pm
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In lower income neighborhoods, students can struggle without access to proper educational materials, exposure, and parental poverty. 

Philly schools need funding and staff

 04/13/2017 - 18:14
City Controller Alan Butkovitz recent audit says Philadelphia Schools are at risk of losing vital funding. Photo courtesy: Wikimedia.

Preschools visit City Hall in anticipation to 'Soda Tax' vote

 06/08/2016 - 16:34
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In anticipation of the possible City Council vote on the “soda tax” proposal, the Public Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY) organization gathered dozens of pre-schoolers in support of universal pre-K expansion in Philadelphia schools.
The event was held on Wednesday as City Council members were invited to meet and greet the students. At the same time, the Philadelphians Against the Grocery Tax Coalition held a rally outside City Hall urging council members to reject the mayor’s "soda tax” proposal.

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Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 3:41pm
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Kenney celebrates students at first Pre-K move-up ceremony

 06/06/2016 - 11:12
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Mayor Jim Kenney was joined by more than 100 pre-K students on Saturday, and their families at Philadelphia’s first Pre-K Move-Up Celebration held at the Please Touch Museum.

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Monday, June 6, 2016 - 10:46am
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City unveils quality pre-k website

 03/04/2016 - 11:58
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Philadelphia unveiled a new website today aimed at providing quality pre-K

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Friday, March 4, 2016 - 11:21am
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