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Preschools and Early Learning

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  • Philharmonic, MicheLee Puppets, Orlando Science Center receive grants

     Philharmonic, MicheLee Puppets, Orlando Science Center receive grants
    Good news for several local arts and cultural groups, who are the recipients of large grants from Dr. Phillips Charities, the Central Florida philanthropic organization that also provided the large naming gift for Orlando's soon-to-be new arts center....
  • Arts, science centers join forces to help preschoolers succeed

    Arts, science centers join forces to help preschoolers succeed
    Hoping to narrow the achievement gap for children in poverty, Orlando Science Center and Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts are teaming up to introduce hundreds of disadvantaged preschoolers to arts and sciences. The partnership, announced...
  • Mom: Why are black preschool kids suspended?

    Mom: Why are black preschool kids suspended?
    OMAHA, Neb. — I received a call from my sons' school in March telling me that my oldest needed to be picked up early. He had been given a one-day suspension because he had thrown a chair. He did not hit anyone, but he could have, the school...
  • Preschool expanding at LaGrange's Sedgwick Park

    Preschool expanding at LaGrange's Sedgwick Park
    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...
  • Eustis robotic team schedules open house

    The 12-Volt Bolt FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Team 1557, a Eustis-based technology team made up of high-school students and assisted by parents, teachers and professionals from Lake County, will have an open...
  • Leesburg church hosts day of fun, food for families

    Fun and food are on tap at Leesburg Church of the Nazarene during a free family fun day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 30. The festivities at the church, 2100 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., will feature a pulled-pork barbecue competition, bounce house,...
  • Amazon Orders Pilots for Five Kids Shows

    Amazon Studios has announced it has ordered three animated and two live-action pilots of kids shows for the third installment of its kids pilot season, which will debut in early 2015 on Amazon Instant Video. The shows will debut alongside a new version...
  • Friends of the Libraries: Books and more for sale

    It is book sale time again. Really great books appealing to all ages and interests are being offered for sale, as well as 33 rpm records, CDs, VHS tapes, and DVDs. The event is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 6, with prices ranging from 50 cents to $1 for...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Sanchez Honored as Children's Champion

    Rep. Bobby Sanchez of New Britain was honored as a Children's Champion on Friday, August 15, at the New Britain YWCA at Franklin Square. The honor comes from the Connecticut Early Childhood Alliance, a statewide advocacy organization working to ensure...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Senator Bye, Rep. Fleischmann Honored as Children's Champions

    Two local legislators - Senator Beth Bye and Rep. Andrew Fleischmann - were recognized as Children's Champions on August 14 at the Elmwood Community Center in West Hartford. Throughout the summer, the Connecticut Early Childhood Alliance has recognized...
  • Palm Beach County considers adding new children's department

    Palm Beach County considers adding new children's department
    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...