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Preschools and Early Learning

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  • Advocates for Quality Childcare Say Higher Wages Are Key

    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...
  • Hebrew school OK'd to expand

    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...
  • Pushing Academics On Preschoolers Doesn't Add Up

    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...
  • ProJeCt receives funding for early childhood education programs, and other company news

    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....
  • Huntington Ingalls chief touts value of preschool

    Huntington Ingalls chief touts value of preschool
    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...
  • David Armor: We don't know if preschool actually helps kids

    David Armor: We don't know if preschool actually helps kids
    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...
  • Crayola offers grants to local schools and other company news

    Crayola offers grants to local schools and other company news
    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....
  • New Britain Philanthropy Targets Early Education

    New Britain Philanthropy Targets Early Education
    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...
  • Emanuel preschool plan could double cost, boost investor profits

     Emanuel preschool plan could double cost, boost investor profits
    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...
  • Local church builds a reputation for its preschool

    Local church builds a reputation for its preschool
    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...
  • Glendale PTA: It's time for the Hoover High PTA Tour of Homes

    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...