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Early Learning (INACTIVE)

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  • Q&A: Ask the pediatrician! Dr. Diana Blythe answers your questions about kids' health

    <b>Q&A:</b> Ask the pediatrician! Dr. Diana Blythe answers your questions about kids' health
    Have a question for Dr. Blythe? Write to her at AskThePediatrician@tribune.com. For more information on Dr. Blythe, go to pediatricassociates.com. April 29, 2013 Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
  • New math preschool series debuts on PBS39

     
    PBS KIDS’ newest animated preschool series that teaches preschoolers math PEG + CAT premieres todat at 10 a.m. on PBS39. The show follows the spirited Peg and her sidekick, Cat, as they embark on adventures, solve problems and learn foundational.......
  • New school readiness training focuses on diversity

    New school readiness training focuses on diversity
    Three-year-old Annabella has two dads: Daddy Bob and Daddy Miguel, a gay couple who adopted her when she was an infant. She's having trouble transitioning into a preschool program, and her fathers worry that they're being shunned by the director because...
  • Mizeur would expand pre-K to 3-year-olds

    Mizeur would expand pre-K to 3-year-olds
    Democratic gubernatorial candidate Del. Heather Mizeur rolled out a plan Thursday that would expand pre-kindergarten to 3-year-olds and overhaul the state's income eligibility requirements for child care subsidies. "I'm proud of our schools for being...
  • More pre-K? 'The devil's in how you do it'

    More pre-K? 'The devil's in how you do it'
    As a 4-year-old boy bounded to the electronic blackboard at Battle Grove Elementary School in Dundalk, Principal Jennifer Gounaris described the financial and logistic challenges she has overcome to open the pre-K classroom. The result, she said, was...
  • Gansler expands pre-K proposal

    Gansler expands pre-K proposal
    Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler suggested Thursday capping the amount of casino cash given to the horse racing industry and spending the rest on early childhood education, an investment Gansler said would be among his most important priorities if he...
  • Lab addition teaches lessons in smart school design

    Lab addition teaches lessons in smart school design
    Heard about the kindergarten building in Germany that's shaped like a giant cat? Students enter the front door/mouth as though they're being swallowed. Cute, you might say. But is that intelligent architecture? In such buildings, function and...
  • Brown proposes making public pre-K available to all

    Brown proposes making public pre-K available to all
    Offering his take on an emerging issue of the 2014 election for governor, Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown rolled out a plan Tuesday to make pre-kindergarten education available to all Maryland public school children. Brown outlined his program, billed as...
  • Schools celebrate Read for the Record day

    It's National Read for the Record Day and that means schools in Broward and Palm Beach counties are gearing up to promote literacy. On Thursday, students will read the book "Otis," written by Loren Long. The point of the event to get as many students as...
  • Gansler proposes preschool to close achievement gap

    Gansler proposes preschool to close achievement gap
    Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler proposes that the state pay for all-day preschool for low-income students to close the achievement gap between poor and wealthy students, a disparity the gubernatorial candidate calls "our biggest moral stain."...
  • Diane Farr: Failure to launch

    There is a term for all those twenty- and even thirty-somethings who just can't leave home: "failure to launch." It's the catchphrase- perhaps inspired by a movie - given to those of this generation who can't or won't get their life started. It's...