EYEWITNESS LOCAL NEWSWVU Gets Grant To Support Child Care Services
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Reported by: Associated Press
Web Producer: Heath Harrison
Reported: Oct. 5, 2013 4:36 PM EDT
Morgantown, Monongalia County , West Virginia
West Virginia University is getting federal funding to support campus-based child care services for low-income students.
The U.S. Department of Education recently awarded nearly $9.2 million to 58 postsecondary institutions to establish or support campus-based child care services.
The Morgantown school is getting more than $161,000 through the Child Care Access Means Parents in School program.
Education officials say the grants help parents stay focused on their studies and graduation goals so that they can build better lives for themselves and their children.
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