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  • 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...
  • Broward teachers disciplined for drug, alcohol, anger issues

    Broward teachers disciplined for drug, alcohol, anger issues
    One teacher allegedly pushed a pre-kindergarten student. Another is accused of showing up at school intoxicated multiple times. Another couldn't show up for school at all because she was in jail. They were three of four Broward County teachers...
  • Brown questions Gansler's 'puzzling priorities' in mailer

    Brown questions Gansler's 'puzzling priorities' in mailer
    Democrat Anthony G. Brown's campaign for governor distributes a mailer to voters questioning opponent Douglas F. Gansler's "puzzling priorities." What the mailer says: It juxtaposes two issues that have surfaced in the June 24 Democratic primary. "Why...
  • Math from an early age [Editorial]

    Math from an early age  [Editorial]
    By the time many kids get to second grade they're already wondering whether they'll ever be "good at math." Yet researchers at the University of Michigan say all kids understand a lot more math than adults usually give them credit for. Last week they...
  • 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”...
  • 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...
  • Crib toys, day care items can harbor strep bacteria for months

    Crib toys, day care items can harbor strep bacteria for months
    That Christmas crib toy you got junior? It might be just the thing to give him strep throat, according to a new study. The bacteria that cause strep throat may linger far longer on inanimate objects than previous lab tests suggested, according to...
  • 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...