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Preschools and Early Learning

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  • Doctoral programs prepare teachers for leadership roles

    Doctoral programs prepare teachers for leadership roles
    Shawn L. Jackson has been a principal at Chicago Public School's Spencer Technology Academy for five years. He has some definite ideas about what makes a good school administrator. "Pursue this career for the right reason — and that is to be an...
  • Experts push early education for poor kids -- pre-K may be too late

    Experts push early education for poor kids -- pre-K may be too late
    For Florida's 1 million children growing up in poverty, kindergarten — and even pre-K — is too late to start giving them the help many will need to grow into capable, productive adults. That's the warning of a growing statewide effort to...
  • Preschool eyes home next door, drawing concerns from neighbors

    The proposed expansion of a local preschool drew concerns from neighbors about traffic and noise at a Planning Board meeting on Monday, while school operators said they have outgrown their current facility. The Burbank Planning Board — which was...
  • Lesiones detalladas de niña en archivos de DCF meses antes de su muerte

    Lesiones detalladas de niña en archivos de DCF meses antes de su muerte
    La demanda de un padre por $25 millones contra el estado por la muerte a maltratos de su hija de 3 años en el 2011 establece la progresión de las lesiones reportadas al Departamento de Niños y Familias durante las semanas antes de que Athena Ángeles...
  • Special-needs kids will soar with new scholarship money

    Like every parent, I want my child to be as successful as possible in her education and in life. But the path to success for my daughter, Faith, will look different than that of most kids. Faith is a child with Down syndrome. Her unique abilities are...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Coalition For New Britain's Children Recognizes Foundation Support

    The Coalition for New Britain's Children (CNBC) is pleased to announce the receipt of three grants that will help improve life and school success for New Britain's children birth through 9 years old. The grants, totaling $102,850 are from the William...
  • Keeping the youngest students in school is the right policy [Letter]

    Keeping the youngest students in school is the right policy [Letter]
    I am pleased that Baltimore City schools CEO Gregory Thornton has issued a new policy directive at the start of his tenure requiring principals to consult with the central office before suspending pre-kindergarten and kindergarten students ("City seeks to...
  • Keep them in class [Editorial]

    Keep them in class  [Editorial]
    It's heartening that Baltimore City's new schools CEO, Gregory Thornton, has made limiting the number of out-of-school suspensions for the system's youngest children a priority in his first weeks on the job. In doing so he has sent a strong signal to...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Community Plan for Southington's Young Children Takes Next Step with Infusion of New Funding

    Following a year of research into the state of early childhood education in Southington, the Early Childhood Collaborative of Southington (ECCS) is ready to enter the implementation phase of its Community Plan for Southington's Young Children thanks to an...
  • Darryl Owens: Imitation is survival, not flattery, in Pine Hills

    Darryl Owens: Imitation is survival, not flattery, in Pine Hills
    It wasn't long after native New Yorker Sandra Fatmi moved to Pine Hills that she realized her adopted home wasn't running on all cylinders. Two years ago, she turned to Google for ways to tune up her embattled community just west of Orlando. Fatmi was...
  • Music Holds Key to Educational Impact of Top Kids' Programming

    From hip-hop to bossa nova to Hawaiian-style ballads, "Sofia the First" draws from a hodgepodge of multicultural influences when compiling its musical soundtrack, a bevy of catchy tunes that has caught on like s'mores at a campfire with the preschool set....