Governor Wolf Proposes $81.2 million in Increased Investment for our Early Learners

|Governor Wolf Proposes $81.2 million in Increased Investment for our Early Learners

In his budget address this week, Governor Wolf set important spending priorities for increasing investments in young children including:

  • $40 million so that 4,390 additional three and four year olds can attend PreK and Head Start
  • $25 million to help working families afford childcare
  • $4.5 million increas in Pennsylvania’s home visiting programs that work with new parents and their young children, especially those hardest hit by the opioid epidemic.
  • $11.7 million increase in early intervention supports to help an additional 1,100 young children overcome developmental delays and be ready to succeed in school.

Read more about Governor Wolf’s proposed budget.

2018-02-08T10:56:20+00:00