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BECEP Receives Grant for Head Start Program

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Bismarck Early Childhood Education Program, or BECEP, recently received  more than $40,000 for it's head start program.

The head start officials say this Otto Bremer grant helps them offer scholarships to families enrolled in the program and new families transitioning in the area. The funds also help with services BECEP had to cut back on or stop because of federal cuts.  

"We're just very thankful to be able to get the funds and to offer this as a service in our community. We have many families that are coming into our area, they're expecting to get preschool services," says Head Start coordinator, Laurel Nybo.

BECEP's grant money will last until November of next school year.

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