$1.5M grant allows Pre-K program expansion with more classrooms, hours

PITTSGROVE — Senate President Steve Sweeney and Deputy Assembly Speaker John Burzichelli joined local education officials and township leaders on Thursday morning for a ribbon cutting event at Norma Elementary School in Pittsgrove Township to celebrate the expanded preschool program.

New Jersey Department of Education Preschool Education Expansion Aid funded the preschool program for 3-year-olds and 4-year-olds.

Pittsgrove received a $1.5 million pre-kindergarten expansion grant on September 1 and has worked to begin pre-k education immediately.

“One of the joys of public service for me is doing something that you know will benefit the lives of someone in the future,” …read more

Source: NJ.com Salem

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