By News Staff
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Rhode Island is expanding its pre-kindergarten program to three sites in Central Falls, West Warwick and Woonsocket.
The state education department, which oversees the program, says it will serve eight communities beginning in September. Statewide, 144 spots are still available.
The Central Falls School District has had a pre-K program before but this will be its first year getting state funds. CHILD Inc. in West Warwick and the Woonsocket Head Start Child Development Association are also participating. All three sites will run one classroom.
This will be the state program's fourth year.
To be eligible, children must be 4 years old by Sept. 1 and live in the community where the program they wish to enroll in is located.
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7/24/2012 10:19:27 AM (GMT -4:00)