Funded by the Philadelphia Beverage Tax, PHLpreK has provided free pre-K for more than 16,000 of the city’s three- and four-year-olds since it’s inception in 2017. This school year, PHLpreK launched with more providers and seats than ever; the program is ready to serve 5,250 students throughout the city. Mayor Jim Kenney joined students to celebrate the eighth year of this transformative program, read the full story here.