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TIPPECANOE CO., Ind. (WLFI) — A new educational opportunity for low-income families is gearing up across the state. The On My Way Pre-K Program will expand to Tippecanoe County as soon as January 2018.
The organization is designed to give young children the opportunity to attend pre-school, in preparation for kindergarten. The program is free of charge to families who qualify financially. Parents of the children can also be enrolled in an accredited education or training program.
Providers throughout the program have a required rating based on performance and quality. Children must turn 4 years old on or before Aug. 1, 2018. Project Manager Kim Gordon says Tippecanoe County is one of many under the expansion of the program.
"This year we've been extended the grants for 15 additional counties so Tippecanoe is partnered with Howard County and several different other counties," said Gordon.
Families can apply online at or visit any of the three locations in the Greater Lafayette area.
- The Child Care Resource Network: 817 Woodmere Drive
- The United Way of Greater Lafayette: 1114 State Street
- The Children's Bureau: 2529 Schuyler Ave, Suite 500
The On My Way Pre-K Program will officially launch in August of 2018.
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