Prekindergarten through Grade 12 Education

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2013-2014 NYS Universal Prekindergarten Program


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Project Purpose

The primary purpose of this program is to provide four-year-old students with an opportunity to access high-quality prekindergarten programs that will provide the foundation to help prepare them for future school success.

Eligibile Applicants

District allocations are determined by a state aid formula prescribed in legislation, using data supplied to SED by each district. Eligible districts and their allocations are listed on the Statewide Prekindergarten Programs website: https://www.p12.nysed.gov/upk/.

Two or more eligible districts may submit a joint application. Special instructions apply to joint applications.

Application Due Date

One original application and one original and two copies of the FS-20 budget must be postmarked by Friday, July 12, 2013 and submitted to:

New York State Education Department
Office of Grants Management
89 Washington Avenue, Room 464 EBA
Albany, NY 12234

Attn: Universal Prekindergarten Application

Questions Questions regarding the UPK application may be directed to the Early Learning Team by email at oel@mail.nysed.gov.

Date Posted

May 7, 2013

Last Updated: April 30, 2014