Quinn Announces $80M Grant For Early Childhood Ed.

Dec 11, 2014

Illinois won an $80 million federal grant to increase access to early childhood education. 

Credit Flickr user / Lee Ruk "2013 Dec.19, Pre-School 3" (CC BY 2.0)

Gov. Pat Quinn announced the award Wednesday. The state will receive a maximum of $20 million per year for four years.

The program is intended to help four-year-olds from low-income families attend preschool.