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Preschools and Early Learning

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  • Arts, science centers join forces to help preschoolers succeed

    Arts, science centers join forces to help preschoolers succeed
    Hoping to narrow the achievement gap for children in poverty, Orlando Science Center and Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts are teaming up to introduce hundreds of disadvantaged preschoolers to arts and sciences.
  • Friends of the Libraries: Books and more for sale

    It is book sale time again. Really great books appealing to all ages and interests are being offered for sale, as well as 33 rpm records, CDs, VHS tapes, and DVDs. The event is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 6, with prices ranging from 50 cents to $1 for...

    Science of young brains has put more emphasis on early education

    DALLAS A generation or so ago, even the best day care centers were mostly about keeping little kids clean and fed and away from chomping on each other. These days, the best-respected programs have curriculums and lesson plans and assessment goals. Even...

    Cressman Bronson: Why early childhood education matters

    One of the earliest indicators of a child's future success is the number of words he or she hears prior to kindergarten. Language development begins with the interplay of words between the parent and child and helps nurture vocabulary, which is considered...

    READER SUBMITTED: Senator Bye, Rep. Fleischmann Honored as Children's Champions

    Two local legislators - Senator Beth Bye and Rep. Andrew Fleischmann - were recognized as Children's Champions on August 14 at the Elmwood Community Center in West Hartford. Throughout the summer, the Connecticut Early Childhood Alliance has recognized...