Most state funding for full-day pre-k goes to NYC

Posted at: 08/18/2014 5:18 PM
By: WNYT Staff

Pre-k students attending school.
Pre-k students attending school.
Photo: File / WNYT

Gov. Cuomo announced Monday which school districts will receive state money for full-day pre-kindergarten.

Of the $340 million available, $300 million will go to schools in New York City.

Here is a list of what some Capital Region schools can plan on:

The funding is part of the state budget approved by the legislature in March. It is the first installment of a five-year commitment to spend $1.5 billion on full-day pre-k.