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Crisp County hopeful for federal pre-K grant

CORDELE, GA (WALB) - State leaders have applied for a federal grant that could affect pre-K students in South Georgia. The Department of Early Care and Learning applied for the multi-million dollar federal grant.

The grant would allow schools to reduce class sizes to 20 kids, and would give them the ability to have a summer program. Crisp County is one district hopeful Georgia gets selected.

"Having the extra funding to be able to supplement our family engagement program, our english language learners, and our professional development for our teachers would be a huge win for Crisp County," said Crisp County Director of Early Learning Monica Warren.

Recipients of the grant will be decided in December.

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