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Preschool available through Hamblen County Department of Education

Posted on February 23, 2015 at 11:03 am

There is exciting news for families with four-year old children. Registration for Hamblen County Preschool is scheduled for 8:15 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 25 at the school sites. Enrollment slots are on a first-come, first-qualified basis. Hamblen County Schools provides an exciting program of preschool education for four-year old students. Educators have long realized the importance of high quality preschool educational programs in helping children enter school ready to

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