August 10, 2023
Local educational agencies receiving funding through preschool education aid are required to contract with every willing Head Start program that is able to meet the requirements for the number of eligible preschool students in the local Head Start catchment area determined by the federal government.
March 03, 2023
Approvable projects are limited to those that expand a current educational facility (adding preschool classrooms/seats) and renovations of existing facilities with limitations.
February 22, 2023
On Feb. 22, Gov. Phil Murphy announced the availability of $120 million in grants for preschool facility expansion and highlighted the funding 16 school districts recently received to establish or grow their preschool programming.
July 12, 2022
The New Jersey Department of Education has broadened the number of districts that can apply for funding from those that have 20% of their students from lower-income families (as defined by being eligible for free or reduced priced lunch) to districts with 10% of students who meet the income eligibility standards.