Under the HUD grant, the school system will provide services to 260 economically disadvantaged children at the Dorothy B. Johnson Pre-Kindergarten Center,
The district will provide an additional
The school system said it plans to have the program operating by
CDI said in an April filing with the state that it planned to lay off 48 employees, among them 15 teachers and 13 teacher assistants.
At the time, it wasn't clear whether those employees would be in line to get their jobs back when a new grantee was chosen.
In a news release, the district said it will work closely with CDI to ensure a smooth transition for the children and families being served.
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