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TENNESSEE AWARDS FUNDING TO AREA SCHOOLS TO HELP PRE-K AT RISK STUDENTS

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Tennessee Education Commissioner Candice McQueen announced today (Tuesday, May 30, 2017) that 18,340 students in 917 classrooms across the state will benefit from the Voluntary Pre-K (VPK) program in the 2017-18 school year. Nearly 95 percent of districts in Tennessee will receive VPK funding designed to serve 4-year-olds who are at-risk. In the 105.7 The Hog listening area the following schools will benefit from the program in the upcoming school year (county, number of classrooms, dollar amount of funding given by the state):

McMinn County – 19 classrooms between three schools – $1,856,036
Cumberland County – 12 classrooms – $1,078,098
Loudon County – 11 classrooms – near $990,000
Roane County – 7 classrooms – $642,593
Fentress County – 6 classrooms – $597,279
Morgan County – 6 classrooms – $645,549
Rhea County – 5 classrooms between two schools – $401,240
Blesdoe County – 4 classrooms – $433,692
Meigs County – 4 classrooms – $415,240


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