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VIDEO: Danbury recieves $800,000 federal grant for school program

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Last week, at a press conference at Mill Ridge School, the Connecticut Institute for Communities (CIC) and Danbury School system announced that the city received a 880,000 federal grant to expand the Early Head Start program.

Citing the efforts of Congressman Chris Murphy and Senator Chris Dodd in making sure the grant was approved, CIC President James Maloney informed those in attendance that the funding will be aimed at hiring 20 new staff members for the additional children and parents who will be able to receive education and health services with the grant.

From last week, here’s video footage from the press conference.


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