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In Kent County, $9 million is awarded to tax-funded early childhood programs

In Kent County, $9 million is awarded to tax-funded early childhood programs

GRAND RAPIDS, MI The Kent County Early Childhood millage has given $9 million to 28 programs aimed at improving the school readiness and health of children up to 5 years old.

New this year are programs that will provide car seats and cribs to young children as well as early literacy activities, according to official leaders at First Steps Kent, the nonprofit that oversees the millage's programming and finances.

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