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Preschools and Early Learning

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  • CEDA audit leaves Head Start program in a bind

    CEDA audit leaves Head Start program in a bind
    Instruction at La Grange Area Head Start usually begins in September, but due to difficulties securing funding, dozens of low-income children have yet to attend any school this year.
  • Education: A Matter Of Choice, Technology

    Education: A Matter Of Choice, Technology
    What will Connecticut's public schools look like in decades to come? Everyone hopes, of course, for a brighter future, especially for struggling urban schools. Many, including Damaris Gonzalez, are not willing to wait. Like thousands of other parents,...

    Childhood obesity declining in preschool-age kids

    Childhood obesity declining in preschool-age kids
    In the fight against childhood obesity, there is bad news and good. The percentage of children age 2 to 18 classified as obese based on their waist size held steady at nearly 18 percent from 2003 to 2012, researchers reported in a study that was...

    Gilead Hill School unveils new preschool playground

    Staff Writer On Oct. 9, the Hebron Early Childhood Center at Gilead Hill School celebrated the long-awaited opening of the new courtyard playground at the school geared specificially toward preschool-aged children.  "The school readiness program, a...

    Rejected by Ivy League kindergarten

    Rejected by Ivy League kindergarten
    My daughter was 6 months old when I first worried that I had already ruined her life. During a friend's wedding, another mother asked me where I had enrolled Siri for preschool. The question seemed absurd — school was at least two years away. But...