Governor Tom Wolf and local early education advocates will be visiting the Gilson Child Development Center on October 12th at 12:45 p.m.
The governor will be making this visit to mark the $30 million pre-k expansion included in the 2021-2022 Pennsylvania budget.
In this visit Governor Wolf will discuss the importance of the continued investment in high-quality pre-k in Pennsylvania with community leaders. He will also be visiting with students and teachers at the center.
The $30 million increase included in the final 2021-2022 state budget will afford more than 3,200 additional children to attend pre-k in the upcoming school year.
The governor will also be reinforcing the release of nearly $700 million in American Rescue Plan child care funds to help stabilize the early education sector strained by workforce shortages and increased costs associated with COVID-19.
All attendees for this event will be required to wear face masks as this is an indoor event.
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