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Early-Ed. Measures Percolate at State, Local Levels

Posted: Thursday, March 24, 2016
Source: Education Week

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney has a sweet idea to boost early-childhood education in his cash-strapped city.
In his first budget address, the freshman mayor proposed a 3 cents-per-ounce tax on sugary drinks that he says would generate $400 million over the next five years, more than half of which would be allotted to universal prekindergarten in the city.

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