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Pennsylvania First Lady visits Palmerton area school

PALMERTON, Pa. - First Lady Frances Wolf spent her Wednesday visiting S.S. Palmer Elementary School where she toured classrooms and met with students and teachers. 

During her visit, she emphasized Gov. Tom Wolf's commitment to increase funding for public education. 

“I was delighted to meet with such talented and bright young people at S.S. Palmer Elementary School today,” said the First Lady. “We owe it to these students, and all students in Pennsylvania, to ensure we are giving them the resources they need to succeed.

Gov. Wolf announced in his proposed 2018-19 budget over $180 million in funding for public education in various areas including basic education, special education, higher education, career and technical education and Pre-K counts and Head Start. 


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