Delaware wins $4.2 million preschool development grant

January 04, 2019 1:00 PM | Christina Marconi (Administrator)

Delaware has won a $4.2 million federal grant to strengthen its early childhood system. The grant will help the state better prepare children from all backgrounds to enter kindergarten ready to learn and will improve their transition between early childhood programs and the K-12 system.

The Delaware Department of Education’s Office of Early Learning — in partnership with the Governor’s Office and other state agencies — applied for the one-year Preschool Development Grant Birth through Five (PDG B-5).

The grant will fund a needs assessment and creation of a strategic plan.

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