CPS preschool: Chicago announces free Pre-K expansion, causing 2022 early learning application, registration website to crash – What We Know!

CHICAGO (WLS) — Chicago Public Faculties introduced Tuesday it’s increasing its free, full day of preschool.

The announcement was so common, it crashed the web site to use.

Packages will now be expanded to children in 64 of the 77 metropolis communities for the upcoming faculty 12 months and can cowl all 77 communities by fall 2023.

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CPS CEO Pedro Martinez made the announcement at Wendell Smith elementary in West Pullman. He says common Pre-Okay is a sport changer for working dad and mom.

To be eligible, kids should be Chicago residents and switch 4 years previous on or earlier than Sept. 1 of this 12 months.

The web site is again up and working. The applying interval runs by way of Could 10.

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