Gov. Dan McKee on Thursday announced a multimillion-dollar investment plan into Rhode Island prekindergarten.
He stopped at The Children’s Workshop in Central Falls, where he announced a $7 million investment from his proposed budget.
The money will secure 800 pre-K seats.
The governor said the investment is essential for student success and Rhode Island’s economy.
The governor’s budget invests $1.3 million to fund additional classrooms across Rhode Island by 2024.