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Preschools and Early Learning

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  • Quality pre-K is key to school turnaround

    Quality pre-K is key to school turnaround
    As the idea of universal pre-K moved to center stage in election season this fall in Maryland and beyond, interest in high-quality pre-K as a school turnaround tool grew. At the center of the Obama administration's public school turnaround agenda is the...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • La Grange Head Start program finally ready to begin academic year

    La Grange Head Start program finally ready to begin academic year
    Three months after Labor Day, La Grange Area Head Start is expected to finally open its doors for the 2014-15 academic year. The federally funded early-childhood education program usually begins in September but months of negotiations between school...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Around Town: Costa Mesa preschool raises $6,000

    Around Town: Costa Mesa preschool raises $6,000
    Little Lighthouse Preschool in Costa Mesa raised $6,000 last weekend through its annual holiday boutique to help update its playground equipment and fund its scholarship program for needy families. The school said about 400 people attended and more than...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • La Grange schools will lease space for Head Start but won't operate program

    La Grange schools will lease space for Head Start but won't operate program
    After failing to agree on a contract with the nonprofit in charge of funding Head Start services in Cook County, La Grange Elementary School District 102 officials have decided not to run the early-childhood education program this year. District 102,...