State budget boosted early childhood ed by $30 million

Gov. Tom Wolf joined lawmakers and advocates for early childhood education Monday to tout the benefits of a $30 million boost in funding for Pre-K Counts and Head Start programs included in the 2021-22 state budget. The funding included in the budget includes $25 million to add 2,800 children to Pre-K Counts programs — half-day and full-day pre-kindergarten programs.

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Source: Sunbury Daily Item, July 19, 2021.