Sep. 20, 2021 3:40 pm
Opinion: We have a duty to protect our children from spikes in RSV cases
Philadelphia's Department of Health recently called attention to the drastic increase in RSV cases in Philadelphia this summer, says guest columnist Melissa Page.
Oct. 20, 2020 8:59 am
APM pivots to virtual early education in response to COVID-19
In its October 14 program, APM focused on the importance of early education in a virtual space, but the organization has been focused on that important first step of community building IRL for nearly 50 years.
Jan. 6, 2020 5:39 pm
Power Moves: Cynthia Figueroa appointed to lead City’s new Office of Children and Families
OCF merges the Department of Human Services (child welfare and juvenile justice); PHLpreK; Community Schools; and Prevention Support Services.
Aug. 13, 2015 2:11 pm
Kids count: Report shows PA’s progress in helping children
The Annie E. Casey Foundation’s annual report recounts 16 key indicators.
May 14, 2015 12:08 pm
6 Key Topics to Read Up on Before May 19
Here’s a rundown of platforms and feedback we’ve seen from our candidates.
Apr. 24, 2015 12:29 pm
Pre-K for PA’s Push for Expanded Early Education Makes Headway
From the election trail to the capital, Pre-K for PA has shown how an issue campaign evolves
Oct. 13, 2014 11:50 am
Philadelphia’s First Spanish Immersion Preschool is Coming in January 2015
Melissa Page’s students were struggling with learning a new language at the magnet school where she taught Spanish and French in Philadelphia. “[My students] were getting so frustrated that they just didn’t have any kind of language ability–they were frustrated that they were doing something so foreign and different and I wanted to change that,” […]
Sep. 12, 2014 12:32 pm
William Penn Foundation and Drexel University Partner to Improve Early Education in West Philly Promise Zone
Drexel University and the William Penn Foundation are partnering to improve the quality of West Philadelphia child care centers by working with parents, caretakers, and community organizations. The effort will be coordinated by Drexel and funded by a three-year $1.8 million grant from William Penn. The West Philadelphia Promise Zone (a place-based community development program […]
May 26, 2014 2:01 pm
Pre-K for PA Sends Open Letter to Gubernatorial Candidates
.@wolfforpa @governorcorbett we ask that you keep the youngest citizens at the center of your campaign @PreK4PA http://t.co/TkiO4Gk32j — United Way GPSNJ (@PhillySJUnited) May 23, 2014 United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey, a member of Pre-K for PA, tweets the letter at gubernatorial candidates Tom Wolf and Tom Corbett Last week, after […]