- Associated Press - Friday, August 15, 2014

BILOXI, Miss. (AP) - More children will be attending pre-K classes at Nichols school in east Biloxi thanks to a half million dollar grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.

WLOX TV reports (http://bit.ly/Xn83tW ) the grant will allow Biloxi Public Schools to establishing its own four pre-k classrooms to complement the seven Head Start classes currently run by the Gulf Coast Community Action Agency.

The program will serve four-year-old children within the Biloxi Public School District area.

The three-year grant will allow as many as 80 pre-K students to join the 156, already being served at Nichols.

The school year begins Sept. 8.

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Information from: WLOX-TV, http://www.wlox.com

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