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The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Bucks IU Board of School Directors will be held on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 7:00 pm.  Prior to the Board Meeting, there will be a Finance Committee Meeting at 6:30 PM. Per the Bucks IU Health and Safety plan in response to COVID-19, the meetings will be held virtually and are open to the public.

To join the meeting(s), please use the following information.  If you have not used Zoom before, you may need to follow the program instructions to download the application prior to being able to join the meeting(s).  You may also join the meeting(s) via audio conference only using the Call-in number and Webinar ID below:

Finance Committee Meeting
Zoom (online video and audio):
Passcode: 288365
Audio only conference:
Call-in: 312 626 6799 - Webinar ID: 924 6537 5818

Board Meeting
Zoom (online video and audio):
Passcode: bucksiu
Audio only conference:
Call-in: 312 626 6799 - Webinar ID: 933 5974 8686

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Pre-K Counts

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Free Pre-Kindergarten Program Driving Better Educational Beginnings

Early education better prepares children to succeed in kindergarten and beyond. Established by the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE), the purpose of Pennsylvania Pre-K Counts is to help ensure quality pre-kindergarten opportunities are available to children (ages three to five) across the commonwealth. This program is free to eligible families. 

The Pennsylvania Pre-K Counts program:

  • Is based on the quality components adopted for pre-kindergarten by the State Board of Education
  • Provides families with a choice of quality pre-kindergarten options in a school, child care center, Head Start, or nursery school
  • Increases access to quality pre-kindergarten with a priority in at-risk communities
  • Builds on the work of the Pre-K Counts Public-Private Partnership for Educational Success, a three-year project funded by leading Pennsylvania foundations and supported by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Eligibility for Pre-K Counts

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Your child may be eligible for free, quality pre-kindergarten if you are Bucks County residents, your child is between the ages of three and five, and your family meets the income eligibility as set by the federal guidelines. Please note that a final application will require additional documentation such as the child’s birth certificate, your tax returns for the previous year, proof of Bucks County residency, etc. Contact us with any questions regarding eligibility or if you need assistance with the enrollment process: Pre-K Counts at 215-348-2940 Ext. 8800