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Preschools and Early Learning

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  • Many California child-care centers have low measles vaccination rates

    Many California child-care centers have low measles vaccination rates
    John Leddy was all set to send his 2-year-old daughter Vanessa to the YWCA Family Cooperative Preschool in Santa Monica recently when he and his wife decided at the last minute to ask about its measles vaccination rate. They went onto the state's...
  • School District 41 could spend almost $30M on early education

    School District 41 could spend almost $30M on early education
    Offering full-day kindergarten for residents of School District 41 will require new construction with a cost between $15 million and $30 million. During a Jan. 26 meeting, Superintendent Paul Gordon and a team of architects presented the school board...
  • In new role, Sen. Patty Murray is eager to push Obama's spending plans

    WASHINGTON As a former preschool teacher, Democratic Sen. Patty Murray is none too pleased with her state's performance when it comes to educating 4-year-olds. With only 8 percent of them enrolled, Washington state ranked 32nd in preschool access,...
  • Michael A. MacDowell: Early childhood education in Pa. needs increased funding

    Michael A. MacDowell: Early childhood education in Pa. needs increased funding
    The 19th annual "Quality Counts" report in Education Week shows Pennsylvania was rated eighth for education among the nation's states. This is a significant accomplishment for which the state should be given justifiable credit. A closer examination of...
  • Student shows potential measles symptoms

    A child attending St. Mark's Preschool in Glendale showed mild symptoms that "are not yet confirmed as measles," said Susie Fowler Kenny, deacon and head of the school, on Friday. "Bloodwork has been done and we'll know the results of that bloodwork...
  • Farmington Collaborative Preschool Opens Registration

    FARMINGTON — The Farmington Collaborative Preschool is now accepting registration for the 2015-16 school year. The preschool is located at Noah Wallace Elementary School, Union Elementary School and Irving A. Robbins Middle School. This year, there...
  • Private School Listings

    TRI-COUNTY Paladin Academy Paladin Academy is a K-12 private school for talented students with mild learning challenges. The program is accredited through the Southern Association of Colleges & Schools (SACS CASI), an accrediting division of AdvancED. ...
  • BJ's foundation awards grants, and other company news

    BJ's foundation awards grants BJ's Charitable Foundation recently announced the donation of four grants totaling $20,500 to Pennsylvania nonprofits, including Community Action Committee of the Lehigh Valley and Lehigh Valley Children's Centers Inc....
  • SeaWorld renews free preschool pass

    SeaWorld renews free preschool pass
    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...
  • Maryland slips from first to third in national education ranking

    Maryland slips from first to third in national education ranking
    Maryland fell from its perch as the No. 1 state in public education on Thursday, but the shove came from a change in the ranking criteria, not from any slide in performance. Education Week, the national newspaper that ranks state education systems based...
  • 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...