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LA Preschools to Receive $100 Million


August 9, 2002
AccessUniversal and Targeted
Carla Rivera
The Los Angeles Times

A commission voted Thursday to spend $100 million in tobacco tax money on a broad-based system of all-day preschools that would be free for all Los Angeles County toddlers. The initiative initially will target 3- and 4-year-olds and seek to dramatically expand existing services, including Head Start programs, child-care centers and home-based family child care.