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Preschools and Early Learning

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  • Killingly Awarded 35 Pre-K Slots

    Killingly Awarded 35 Pre-K Slots
    Killingly will have an additional 35 pre-kindergarten slots for the start of the 2014-2015 academic year, thanks to the state's School Readiness Program. The program provides high quality preschool opportunities to 3- and 4-year-olds in Priority and...
  • Toni R. Killefer, preschool teacher

    Toni R. Killefer, preschool teacher
    Toni L. Killefer, a former preschool teacher who mentored cancer patients and participated in breast cancer research, died Monday of metastatic breast cancer at her Stevenson home. She was 49. "I took care of Toni for a number of years, and she had her...
  • Brown, Hogan win primaries for Maryland governor

    Brown, Hogan win primaries for Maryland governor
    Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown claimed victory in the Democratic nomination for governor Tuesday after early returns suggested a landslide win. "It's about where we're going. It's about what next," Brown said in a victory speech as he led with three times as...
  • Early childhood education services expanded in D200

    Early childhood education services expanded in D200
    Early childhood education providers are hopeful that more local children will be better prepared for kindergarten as efforts make headway in the Wheaton Warrenville area. A year after a partnership began among local agencies to align their goals and...
  • Burbank preschool's closure is the end of an era

    Burbank preschool's closure is the end of an era
    Burbank preschool teacher Connie Pereida turned on the lights at Killgore Kiddie Kamp and a couple dozen children woke up ready to sing songs, eat snacks and play in the sandbox before the end of the school day. It would be one of the last times the...
  • Auditor releases report on special education in LCF

    After receiving the findings of a months-long audit of the special education programs provided to 422 students districtwide, La Caņada Unified School District officials discussed Tuesday how they might fine tune those services. Bob Farran, a...
  • Glenview may get new day care center

    Glenview may get new day care center
    Glenview parents may soon have another option when it comes to child care. Glenview officials are examining a proposal to build an 11,650-square-foot day care center in the southwestern part of town. The land, at 222 Greenwood Road, now has a...
  • Westmoor School to get millions in upgrades

    Westmoor School to get millions in upgrades
    Westmoor School in Northbrook is set to get about $9.8 million in improvements, upgrades that will include a new front entrance, extra classrooms and additional parking. Construction on the project, which is aimed at addressing safety and traffic issues...
  • Choosing the right preschool

    Location, location, location may be true for real estate, but when it comes to choosing a preschool for your child, think "relationships, relationships, relationships." The science of early childhood development and brain development mandates that...
  • Letter: Teach children early and teach them well

    Re: “Op-ed: Preschool should remain out of public hands,” May 1. I think we can all agree we must do more and do better in serving our youngest learners, and that includes providing them with a strong educational foundation. All children...
  • Relocation of special-needs program irks parents

    On a typical school day, Asher Windberry struts like a rock star into the main office at Mariners Elementary School. Donning his trucker hat and favorite pair of neon shades, he smiles, raising his hand to high-five school staff as he makes his way, mom...