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Tempe's distracted driving ordinance updated to primary offense. Mobile devices must be operated in hands-free mode while driving, info here.

Tempe PRE (Preschool Resource Expansion)

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2019/2020 Application opens Monday, March 4, 2019. Click here on March 4th to apply!

Tempe PRE begins a third year of providing high-quality preschool. Learn what's new about the program for the 2019/2020 school year, read our press release.

High-quality, citywide, free preschools for qualifying children ages 3 and 4

Tempe PRE was launched as a two-year pilot in August 2017 to increase access to high-quality preschool. Free and half-tuition are available only to Tempe residents.

  • The program is free to families with an income at or below 200 percent of Federal Poverty Level.
  • A family can qualify for half-tuition of $375 per month with an income between 200 to 300 percent of the Federal Poverty Level.
  • The full tuition of $750 per month is available to all families.

For families seeking financial assistance, the students will be selected from a random drawing with the first one to be held at 5 p.m. on March 29.

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