| Jan 6, 2015
| 7:20 AM
Children age 5 and younger can get into SeaWorld Orlando for free with the theme park's Preschool Pass, which will be available through 2015.
Guests must register online at SeaWorldOrlando.com. The Preschool Pass has no blackout dates, but it does not...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 12:24 PM
The U.S. Department of Education has awarded a $12.5 million grant to Connecticut that will enable 428 children from low-income families to attend preschool and improve the quality of state-funded preschool for another 284 children.
It's the third time...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 3:07 PM
Maryland will be able to provide 3,000 more preschool slots for low-income 4-year-olds with a $15 million federal grant awarded this week.
The U.S. Department of Education announced grants of $226 million to 18 states to expand or develop early...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 11:57 AM
Jason and Jasmine DeMatteis were desperate when they flew to Cincinnati in search of a diagnosis for their 18-month-old son, Jude.
Because the Cincinnati Children's Hospital is out of their HMO health plan's network, the cost of Jude's work-up would...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 10:22 AM
For the preschool children who attend the Two Rivers Head Start program’s Valley View School in St. Charles, the only Christmas and birthday presents that many receive are based on donations made possible through the Humanitarian Service Project....
| Dec 3, 2014
| 12:29 PM
It was too cold to play outside Monday, but that didn’t stop students and teachers from Waubonsie Valley from having fun on the school’s new playground. Thanks to a grant from Lowe’s and the efforts of Waubonsie students, the Lil’...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 7:20 AM
The children of the Clarendon Hills Park District’s Active Learners Preschool held two Thanksgiving feasts at the Community Center Nov. 24.
Boys and girls wore homemade Indian headbands and Pilgrim hats and took the time to give thanks for their...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 7:11 AM
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....
| Dec 9, 2014
| 8:22 AM
TALLAHASSEE — Children's advocates in Florida are hoping that momentum for investment in early education at the national level will spark interest in changes to preschool funding and policy in the state as well.
The week after Republicans swept...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 7:21 AM
President Barack Obama on Wednesday will announce more than $1 billion in public and private investments in preschool programs, a small step toward the kind of infusion the White House says is needed.
Fewer than a third of the country's 4-year-olds...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 12:58 PM
The Early Learning Coalition of Palm Beach County received a $1.6 million federal grant on Wednesday for a new child care program at some of the county's neediest neighborhoods.
The grant was announced at the White House Summit on Early Education, a...