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School readiness initiative First 5 Lex receives $50,000 grant

First 5 Lex logo The Fayette County Community Early Childhood Council has received a $50,000 state grant to continue the FCPS initiative First 5 Lex – Read, Talk and Play from Cradle to Kindergarten. The funding comes from Kentucky’s Education and Workforce Development Cabinet and the Governor’s Office of Early Childhood.

“We are extremely excited and grateful to continue bringing together our wonderful community members and partners to support children and families here in Fayette County. This collaborative effort will help to support early childhood development in our community with a focus on school readiness,” said council chair Eamonn FitzGerald, the Early Childhood family/community liaison in Fayette County Public Schools.



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