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We're in the News: (News Tribune) More Wait for Preschool Spots

The waiting list for state-funded preschool has nearly doubled from last year, even though the state has added slots to the popular program, according to a statewide preschool organization.

In January, 2,610 kids across the state were waiting to enter a preschool participating in the Early Childhood Education Assistance Program. A year earlier, 1,346 children were on the program waiting list, according to state statistics.

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