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Jonesboro pre-K program now taking applications

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

The Jonesboro Pre-K program is now taking applications for the recent expansion into the north Jonesboro area, according to a social media message posted Wednesday afternoon.

According to Jonesboro Public Schools, the new facility will be located on Labaume Street at Johnson Avenue and Highway 141.

The district received a 4-year, $783,000 grant to open 100 slots for pre-K students. The north Jonesboro facility will have 5 classrooms and the grant will help hire new teachers.

Director of Jonesboro Pre-K Diane Roush said parents can now enroll their 4-year-old students ahead of the facility’s opening in January 2016.

Click here to read more about the grant.

Roush said the new facility will be able to provide pre-K to an additional 100 children. Currently more than 250 students are in the pre-K program on Flint Street.

To find an application to the pre-K program, click here.

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