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State offering subsidies to help offset preschool costs

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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

The state is now accepting applications for preschool subsidies.

Families can apply for the Preschool Open Doors program through March 31 for subsidies good for the upcoming fiscal year (July 1 to June 30, 2018).

Preschool Open Doors serves more than 1,500 children statewide, and offers subsidies to low- and moderate-income families. 

To qualify for the program, children must be eligible to enter kindergarten in the 2018-2019 school year (born between Aug. 1, 2012 and July 31, 2013).

Families can choose any one of the 433 state-licensed preschools. 

For more information, call 791-2130 or click here.

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