| Aug 15, 2014
| 9:00 AM
For the third year, Nova High School in Davie has provided its ninth-graders and tenth-graders taking certain core subjects the option to be in an all-girl, all-boy or co-gender class.
Nova is among six Broward County Public Schools—two high,...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 1:13 PM
Three months after Labor Day, La Grange Area Head Start is expected to finally open its doors for the 2014-15 academic year.
The federally funded early-childhood education program usually begins in September but months of negotiations between school...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 3:53 PM
After failing to agree on a contract with the nonprofit in charge of funding Head Start services in Cook County, La Grange Elementary School District 102 officials have decided not to run the early-childhood education program this year.
| Oct 19, 2014
| 4:16 PM
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.
The Community and Economic Development Association of Cook County, one...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 11:13 AM
A La Grange Park District preschool program is adding classes at a building in Sedgwick Park this fall in an effort to meet growing demand, a Park District official said.
Learning Ladders Preschool classes will be offered before and after school at a...
| 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 7, 2014
| 10:44 AM
GLOUCESTER – Over 9 percent of Gloucester's nearly 37,000 residents live below the poverty level, according to the U.S. Census.
Even more live at or slightly above that level, said Bill Fulton, a volunteer with the Samaritan Group.
| Nov 26, 2014
| 7:20 AM
The children of the Clarendon Hills Park District’s Active Learners Preschool held two Thanksgiving feasts at the Community Center Nov. 24.
Boys and girls wore homemade Indian headbands and Pilgrim hats and took the time to give thanks for their...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Elizabeth Meyer School’s preschool program is officially as good as gold now.
The program recently was recognized with a top honor by the state, the new ExceleRate Illinois Gold Circle of Quality.
State Honors Meyer School Preschool Program...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 4:50 PM
Little Lighthouse Preschool in Costa Mesa raised $6,000 last weekend through its annual holiday boutique to help update its playground equipment and fund its scholarship program for needy families.
The school said about 400 people attended and more than...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 9:45 AM
Advocates for early childhood education had long taken a "more is better approach."
But on Tuesday, several of those advocates said the focus needs to shift from more slots to higher-quality care. And one of the best indicator of quality, they say, is...