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Early Learning (INACTIVE)

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  • Fear followed Oklahoma tornado but there are glimmers of optimism

    Fear followed Oklahoma tornado but there are glimmers of optimism
    MOORE, Okla. -- In the middle-class neighborhood of brick and frame homes known locally as South Moore Addition, there was no discernible pattern to the destruction inflicted by a tornado that killed at least 24 people. Some residents stood in a...
  • UPDATED: A child dies after getting hurt at a day care center in Dublin

    UPDATED: A child dies after getting hurt at a day care center in Dublin
    Early this morning at the Busy B Daycare Center in Dublin off Lee Highway, we’re told a little boy, whose age we don’t know, was near a bookshelf inside the center. A bookshelf reportedly fell on him and broke his neck. We don't know if he...
  • TV review: Amazon for kids safe but restrained

    TV review: Amazon for kids safe but restrained
    Amazon is smart to aim almost half of its pilot slate — six of the 14 shows it's put up for public perusal — at kids. Today's toddlers are tomorrow's Amazon Wish List sharers at holiday time. And busy parents looking for relief don't care...
  • City's revamped pre-K showing promise

    City's revamped pre-K showing promise
    Before Lauren Preston opened the cover of the book "Spring" to read to her pre-kindergarten class at Mary Ann Winterling Elementary School, her students excitedly told her why, and showed her how, the season was underway. Daffodils — not just...
  • High-quality preschool program produces long-term economic payoff

    Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Embargoed for Release Friday, February 4, 2011 12:01 a.m. Contact: Robert Bock or Marianne Glass Miller 301-496-5133 High-quality preschool program produces long-term...
  • Benefits of high quality child care persist 30 years later.

    Home  News  Humanities and Social Sciences  Benefits of high quality child care persist 30 years later Benefits of high quality child care persist 30 years later      THURSDAY, JANUARY 19, 2012 Adults who participated in a high quality early childhood...
  • Florida's pre-K program earns low marks in national report - again

    Florida's pre-K program earns low marks in national report - again
    Florida's pre-K program earns top marks for enrolling 79 percent of the state's 4-year-olds but offers them preschool classes that fail to meet most "quality benchmarks," according to the annual The State of Preschool report. The 2012 version shows...
  • Pre-K funding is delivered another blow

    Pre-K funding is delivered another blow
    States are spending less on pre-kindergarten programs than they did a decade ago, according to a report released Monday. The National Institute for Early Education Research released the State of Preschool 2012 report, calling the last school year...
  • Day of Giving

    For more than 20 years, the Interfaith Service Coalition has been serving the needs of Hancock and surrounding communities.  Residents turn to the ISC for food, clothing, shelter, for many educational needs, and Keep a Senior Safe and Warm and...
  • Church-based preschool programs fill need for more than kindergarten readiness

    Church-based preschool programs fill need for more than kindergarten readiness
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Some parents say they want more than just kindergarten readiness from preschools.  For them, putting their children on the right path for school also means putting religion in the center. In Springfield alone, more than 20 full-...
  • In early education, quality is what counts

    There has been a lot of conflicting information in the local and national press recently about pre-kindergarten. As longtime practitioners of the art of early childhood education, the Maryland Family Network would like to offer some perspective and...