| 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...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 3:59 PM
Burbank resident Victoria Sabonjohn was nine months pregnant when she and her husband moved into a home near Jefferson Elementary School, about a mile from Burbank Temple Emanu El, which has a preschool.
“We took time driving around the...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 9:47 AM
Courtesy of my friend and parent coach Janet Carter ( http://www.ourchildishways.com ), comes an interesting story: The parents of a 4-year-old girl went to a preschool parent conference to learn from her teacher that she is having difficulty with...
| Nov 27, 2014
ProJeCt gets funding for early childhood education
ProJeCt CEO Janice Komisor recently announced that Merchant's Bank presented a $1,000 donation to the Early Childhood Education program through Pennsylvania's Educational Improvement Tax Credit program....
| Oct 21, 2014
| 1:00 PM
For a guy who hires nuclear engineers, Mike Petters is really into preschool.
At a recent speech in Richmond, the president and CEO of shipbuilding giant Huntington Ingalls Industries called for greater emphasis on preschool education in Virginia and...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 8:49 AM
In political campaigns around the country, at least one proposal enjoys bipartisan support: expanding early childhood education. In gubernatorial races in Florida, Texas, Alabama, Michigan and Georgia, the Democratic and Republican candidates support...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 7:11 AM
Crayola invites schools to apply for grants
Crayola is inviting public and private schools in Lehigh and Northampton counties and Phillipsburg to submit requests for a 2015 Crayola Arts Education Grant online at CrayolaCares.com.
The deadline is Nov....
| Oct 28, 2014
| 7:33 PM
NEW BRITAIN — Continuing its efforts to improve early childhood development in the city and three surrounding towns, the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain has awarded $30,000 in grants to specialized programs.
The money is part of more...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 5:23 PM
A proposed expansion of a CPS preschool program drew praise from aldermen Monday for its aims but also was criticized because the city could end up paying investors in the program roughly double its $17 million cost.
Chief Financial Officer Lois Scott...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 6:21 AM
A local church can be known for a lot of things – the spellbinding words of their pastor, a beautifully historic building, or for being a popular site for local weddings.
At Winter Park Presbyterian Church, they take a great deal of pride in...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 11:12 AM
The office for the Early Education and Extended Learning Programs has moved to 520 E. Wilson Ave., Suite 215, in Glendale. It will be open today in the new location. The department provides high-quality preschool and before- and after-school care to the...