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Preschools and Early Learning

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  • Education: A Matter Of Choice, Technology

    Education: A Matter Of Choice, Technology
    What will Connecticut's public schools look like in decades to come? Everyone hopes, of course, for a brighter future, especially for struggling urban schools. Many, including Damaris Gonzalez, are not willing to wait. Like thousands of other parents,...
  • Childhood obesity declining in preschool-age kids

    Childhood obesity declining in preschool-age kids
    In the fight against childhood obesity, there is bad news and good. The percentage of children age 2 to 18 classified as obese based on their waist size held steady at nearly 18 percent from 2003 to 2012, researchers reported in a study that was...
  • Gilead Hill School unveils new preschool playground

    Staff Writer On Oct. 9, the Hebron Early Childhood Center at Gilead Hill School celebrated the long-awaited opening of the new courtyard playground at the school geared specificially toward preschool-aged children.  "The school readiness program, a...
  • Northampton Area School District doubles pre-kindergarten enrollment

    Northampton Area School District doubles pre-kindergarten enrollment
    Twice as many children as before are participating in the Northampton Area School District's pre-kindergarten program, and the numbers show it makes them better prepared in basic literacy skills than they otherwise would be. In her presentation on the...
  • Friends of the Libraries: Calling advocates for our libraries

    This is a reminder to attend the Friends of the Costa Mesa Libraries' "Meet and Greet," intended to introduce candidates of our special districts, namely Mesa Water District, Orange County Water District and Costa Mesa Sanitary District, to our community....
  • Emanuel to issue bond money to expand pre-K

    Emanuel to issue bond money to expand pre-K
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration plans to use an emerging form of financing, one that links payback to lenders on the success of the initiatives being funded, to expand early childhood education programs in Chicago. The mayor's office said Tuesday...
  • Enfield Church Celebrates 50 Years

     Enfield Church Celebrates 50 Years
    As the Enfield American Baptist Church celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, founding members are taking the opportunity to recall the past. The very first meetings of the church were held in 1964 in the 37 School St. home of founding member Don...
  • Preschool's new program welcomes infants

    Preschool's new program welcomes infants
    The Wiston Family Torah Tots Preschool at Temple Torah in Boynton Beach has launched an additional program for its long-time community preschool. For the first time, day care will now be available for infants 18 months and older. The new program is called...
  • Commentary: Cities should support early childhood education

    Re. "The Crowd: Spreading awareness of children's needs," (Sept. 18): When I read the story about National Child Awareness Month, I saw the potential for organizations like its sponsor, the Festival of Children Foundation, to be leaders in helping...
  • Portable lights OKd for Kaiser Elementary

    Despite neighborhood opposition, temporary lights will illuminate the field behind Kaiser Elementary in Costa Mesa beginning this month. The city Parks and Recreation Commission voted unanimously during a special meeting Tuesday to place six portable...
  • EHHS nursery school provides practical childcare and teaching experience

    There's a decades-old program at East Hartford High School that benefits both teenagers and toddlers in town. East Hartford High's nursery school program offers children ages 3 through 5 a safe, nurturing environment in which to learn social skills...