Gov. Andrew Cuomo announces $340 million in grants to 81 school districts to implement or expand pre-K programs

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The grants, announced by Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office Tuesday, will reimburse schools as they implement or expand their pre-K programs. (Credit: News 12 )

Some Hudson Valley school districts are starting the new school year with expanded pre-K programs.

At a time when many school districts have had to cut pre-K and other programs due to budget cutbacks, a $340 million windfall to 81 school districts across the state, including some in the Hudson Valley, comes as a welcome gift.

The grants, announced by Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office Tuesday,...

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