Philadelphia’s Sugary Drink Tax to Fund Pre-k and More

The City Council of Philadelphia gave final approval to a 1.5 cent-per-ounce tax on sugary drinks and diet beverages. The funds will be used “to improve the education, health and prosperity of our children and families for our city for years to come,” said...

Toolkit Featured in New America’s Ed Central

JUNE 23, 2016 – Stagnant state funding of pre-K coupled with strong evidence of the benefits derived from pre-K programs has led an increasing number of cities across the country to generate local revenue to fund early education programs, including pre-K. A new...

Cincinnati Public Schools’ big ask: Will the levy pass?

CINCINNATI, OH, JUNE, 2, 2016 –¬†Former Procter & Gamble President and CEO John Pepper has seen a lot of causes that promised to transform Cincinnati since he moved to town when John F. Kennedy was president. Then came last week’s decision to create...