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Ohio Announces Early Childhood Education Expansion Grant Recipients

Release date: 10/8/2013

$10 Million Will Send More than 2,400 Students to Preschool


Announcement of Early Childhood Education programs that will be awarded a total of $10 million in expansion grants and a presentation of expansion funding to North YMCA.


  • Dr. Richard A. Ross, State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Ohio Department of Education.
  • Dr. Angel R. Rhodes, Early Education and Development Officer, Office of Ohio Governor John R. Kasich.
  • Marci Hasty, Executive Director North YMCA, YMCA of Central Ohio.
  • Dr. Stephanie Siddens, Director, Office of Early Learning and School Readiness, Ohio Department of Education.
  • Alicia Leatherman, Deputy Director, Office of Family Assistance/Child Care, Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.


Wednesday, Oct. 9, 9 a.m.


North YMCA, 1640 Sandalwood Place, Columbus, Ohio.

2nd Floor, Early Education Room.


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