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Preschools and Early Learning

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  • Learning Matters: Public educational reforms can sometimes lead to unintended outcomes

    Learning Matters: Public educational reforms can sometimes lead to unintended outcomes
    Most Christmas seasons since I was a child, I’ve sat down to watch “Miracle on 34th Street,” one of my all-time favorite movies. To me, it’s a story about people doing the “right” things for the “wrong”...
  • At this Pasadena club, moms learn English along with kids

    For Maricela Ruiz, a trip to the store to pick up a few groceries or to her daughter’s school felt nearly impossible. “I’d go home crying,” said Ruiz, 37. She couldn’t speak English, and after a few failed attempts at...
  • Preschool proposal is a win for Maryland families [Commentary]

    Preschool proposal is a win for Maryland families [Commentary]
    As the football coach at the University of Maryland, College Park, I consider myself fortunate to have players who have the academic foundation to be successful in college. I am not alone. College coaches nationwide have a vested interest in expanding the...
  • Holiday for others is chance for Jewish Federation of Howard County to reach out

    Holiday for others is chance for Jewish Federation of Howard County to reach out
    On a date marked on many calendars as a holiday celebration with family and friends, members of the Jewish Federation of Howard County followed suit — sort of — on Dec. 25 by making the day a festival of community service. Some 250 people...
  • Letters: Transitional kindergarten program makes sense

    Re "Preschool we can't afford," Editorial, Jan. 23 We were pleased the transitional kindergarten editorial recognized the vital role of early learning in preparing children for success, even though it expressed doubts about a bill to expand transitional...
  • Pre-kindergarten math lesson [Editorial]

    Responding to a proposal set forth in Gov. Martin O'Malley's recent State of the State Address calling for full day pre-kindergarten being offered across Maryland, Harford County interim Superintendent Barbara Canavan offered conditional support for the...
  • State Should Boost Pre-K Quality, Not Just Quantity

    State Should Boost Pre-K Quality, Not Just Quantity
    Gov. Dannel Malloy's plan to provide universal prekindergarten education for poor children is ambitious. He wants to start by making 1,000 more preschool spaces available, aiming to enroll 4,000 more children by 2019. Yet Mr. Malloy would be better...
  • Democrats in Legislature want to expand early childhood education

    SACRAMENTO -- Democrats in the state Senate want to use an upcoming jump in education funding to make transitional kindergarten available to every 4-year-old in California. The proposed investment in early childhood education, which would total nearly...
  • Library to host annual authors festival

    Library to host annual authors festival
    The Friends of the Children's Library Author's Festival will return for its 26th year Jan. 28 with nearly two dozen authors slated to make presentations at local schools. The 23 participating authors will be spread among 14 public and private schools...
  • Dance's budget proposal includes cuts to school budgets, raises for employees

    Dance's budget proposal includes cuts to school budgets, raises for employees
    Baltimore County school Superintendent Dallas Dance rolled out Tuesday a $1.4 billion proposed budget for next year that would shave principals' budgets, increase seats for pre-kindergartners and add money for employee raises. The budget, which must...
  • Why universal pre-K is in everyone's interest

     Why universal pre-K is in everyone's interest
    Regarding Elizabeth Young's recent letter to the editor in response to the need to expand public early education through high-quality pre-kindergarten programs, I think all early education professionals would agree that loving, nurturing parents are a...