Governor Lamont Announces Connecticut Receives $27 Million Grant to Enhance Early Childhood Development

Monday, December 23, 2019

HARTFORD, CT -- Governor Ned Lamont today announced that the State of Connecticut has been awarded a $26.8 million federal grant that will be used to help the state further its early childhood development goals.

The federal Preschool Development Birth through Five Renewal Grant will be administered by the Connecticut Office of Early Childhood and will enable the agency to design and launch better, more cost-effective systems to support family resilience and early childhood development. Connecticut’s grant lifts parent voice and community-based solutions as key drivers of improvements. It also has a focus on developing and retaining the early childhood workforce.

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