Gov. Cuomo Announces $15 Million To Boost Pre-K Programs

Albany N.Y. - Pre-kindergarten programs across the state are getting a boost.  

"New York is committed to ensuring every child gets a fair shot at a high-quality education," Governor Cuomo said in a release. "This funding will help level the academic playing field for children in underserved communities and put students on a path toward opportunity and success."

Governor Cuomo says $15 million will be going to 32 high-need school districts. State Officials say they expect to expand access to 2,000 children statewide. 

Central New York's portion is going to the Syracuse City School District. They are receiving $644,637 in state money to bankroll Pre-K.

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