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EOC Reports - Grants Awarded to Districts Focused on 4K Quality

February 29, 2016 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
Teacher with kindergarten students reading a book

Last week, grants for the South Carolina Community Block Grant for Education Pilot Program were awarded to eight school districts throughout the state. Awardees include the school districts of Cherokee, Chesterfield, Clarendon 2, Florence 1, Florence 2, Jasper, Lexington 3, and Spartanburg 7.

Proviso 1.78 of the 2015-16 General Appropriations Act created the program with a focus on "improving children's readiness for kindergarten by enhancing the quality of state-funded full day 4K programs and instruction."

Click here for information about the awardees: http://www.eoc.sc.gov/In%20the%20News/2016/Block%20Grant%20Release.02172016.pdf

For more information, contact Dana Yow, Director of Public Engagement and Communications, SC Education Oversight Committee (EOC), at 803-734-6148 or danay@eoc.sc.gov.

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