| Jun 14, 2014
| 11:32 AM
Democrat Anthony G. Brown's campaign for governor distributes a mailer to voters questioning opponent Douglas F. Gansler's "puzzling priorities."
What the mailer says:
It juxtaposes two issues that have surfaced in the June 24 Democratic primary. "Why...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 1:46 PM
Schools across the country open their doors and welcome new and returning students year after year. The newest crop of kindergarteners will be among the fresh faces roaming the hallways and classrooms, and parents can take steps to make this transition go...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 2:29 PM
Palm Beach County is considering creating a new county department intended to consolidate efforts to help local children.
The new Children and Youth Services Department would take a host of children’s programs spread among other branches of county...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 1:41 PM
Many efforts targeting obesity focus on school-aged children. But a growing body of research suggests that to have the biggest impact, the work needs to start with even younger children, and their mothers.
“It is very difficult to reverse the...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 6:42 PM
Twice as many children as before are participating in the Northampton Area School District's pre-kindergarten program, and the numbers show it makes them better prepared in basic literacy skills than they otherwise would be.
In her presentation on the...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 11:46 AM
The annual "Power Lunch" to benefit Jack & Jill Children's Center will take place Sept. 30 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lauderdale Yacht Club located at 1725 SE 12 Street in Fort Lauderdale.
This event is co-chaired this year by Cindy Cast and...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 7:11 PM
Imagine if a presidential campaign was designed by the candidate. The day's agenda would focus on what the candidate alone wanted to talk about. No pesky reporters would drill the candidate on unwelcome topics. The events would be meticulously stage-...
| Aug 28, 2014
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...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 9:19 AM
Nancy Goldstein is in her 18th year as director of the Ruth and Edward Taubman Early Childhood Center at B'nai Torah Congregation in Boca Raton.
As a seasoned early childhood administrator, Goldstein felt the 2014 South Palm Beach County Jewish Early...
| May 30, 2014
| 5:08 PM
One teacher allegedly pushed a pre-kindergarten student. Another is accused of showing up at school intoxicated multiple times. Another couldn't show up for school at all because she was in jail.
They were three of four Broward County teachers...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 4:40 PM
This is a reminder to attend the Friends of the Costa Mesa Libraries' "Meet and Greet," intended to introduce candidates of our special districts, namely Mesa Water District, Orange County Water District and Costa Mesa Sanitary District, to our community....