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Preschools and Early Learning

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  • Hazardville United Methodist Church Preschool Gives 'Foundation Of Success'

    Hazardville United Methodist Church Preschool Gives 'Foundation Of Success'
    The Hazardville United Methodist Church's preschool, Here We Grow, has once again maintained its national accreditation status for five more years. Phyllis Phelan, the preschool's director, helped start the school at 330 Hazard Ave. as an outreach...
  • Bill would help more kids attend pre-kindergarten programs

    Early education advocates are pushing a bill they say will help close a persistent achievement gap in schools and make sure more Massachusetts children can attend pre-kindergarten programs. Test scores have shown that white and Asian students typically...
  • For Head Start's 50th anniversary, local organizers hope for expansion

    For Head Start's 50th anniversary, local organizers hope for expansion
    More than a dozen 4-year-olds form a circle around Donna Edwards as she reads the story of "Pete the Cat and his Four Groovy Buttons." In the story, Pete loses all his "groovy" buttons until he is left with just one – his belly button. The...
  • Fear Trumps Facts When It Comes To Early Education Initiatives

    Fear Trumps Facts When It Comes To Early Education Initiatives
    One of the signs of these confused and confusing times we live in is that facts don't matter. What matters are feelings and opinions, which are often confused and confusing. According to another author friend, this is the primary feature of post-...
  • In Theory: Thoughts on NYC's pre-K prayer plan

    In Theory: Thoughts on NYC's pre-K prayer plan
    Last year, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's "ambitious" free, full-day prekindergarten plan began with 53,000 children. While some programs are found in public schools, many are run by religious institutions and community-based organizations under...
  • Registration fair for Phillipsburg Early Childhood Preschool program

    The Phillipsburg Early Childhood Preschool program is hosting a registration fair for new students living in the town of Phillipsburg enrolling into our free preschool program. Children must be three years old prior to Oct. 1 and do not need to be...
  • Two fired preschool teachers in Thousand Oaks: not Christian enough?

    Two fired preschool teachers in Thousand Oaks: not Christian enough?
    There was nothing in their employment record to suggest that veteran preschool teachers Lynda Serrano and Mary Ellen Guevara deserved to be fired in 2012 by Little Oaks School. The two were described in court records as "capable" and "competent," with...
  • Lions offer preschool vision screenings

    Lions offer preschool vision screenings
    Taylorsville-Winfield Lions Club members conducted preschool vision screenings March 2 on 87 children who attend Saint James Nursery School in Mount Airy. Lions Gary and Viki Peltier, Barbara Brimigion and Eileen Disinger screened the children, ranging...
  • Garcia rips Emanuel on borrowing for preschool

    Garcia rips Emanuel on borrowing for preschool
    Challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia said Thursday that an expanded pre-kindergarten program touted by Mayor Rahm Emanuel hasn't met the needs of working parents and criticized the potential for large financial institutions to profit off underwriting the...
  • "Doc McStuffins" featuring Allentown native, nominated for daytime Emmy

    "Doc McStuffins" featuring Allentown native, nominated for daytime Emmy
    A preschool animated series starring the voice of an Allentown nativehas been nominated for a daytime Emmy. "Doc McStuffins" which stars Lara Jill Miller as the voice of Lambie, the best friend of Doc, has been nominated for outstanding writing in a...
  • State awarded $3.3 million for early childhood education

    Rhode Island has been awarded $3.3 million in federal funding for early childhood education programs. The congressional delegation announced the funding for Head Start and Early Head Start programs. The East Bay Community Action Program will receive $2....