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Preschools and Early Learning

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  • In bipartisan effort, Scott, Hanna team up on preschool access bill

    Rep Bobby Scott, D-Newport News, is teaming up with Republican Congressman Richard Hanna of New York to propose a new federal-state partnership to expand access to preschool. Their bill would fund preschool for four-year-old children whose families earn...
  • Ready for Kindergarten?

    Ready for Kindergarten?
    Even Maryland's youngest students are feeling the effect of the state's switch to the more rigorous academic requirements of the Common Core standards. This week state officials reported that fewer than half the state's 4- and 5-year-olds are "fully...
  • Community briefs: Historic Geneva church to host Pete Seeger Songfest

    Community briefs: Historic Geneva church to host Pete Seeger Songfest
    Head Start program in Oswego opens for season June 1 Del Valle Migrant Head Start in Oswego will welcome children and families of agricultural workers when it opens for the current season on June 1. Del Valle is a nonprofit, full-day Head Start...
  • Community News for Vernon edition

    Preschool registration VERNON - Applications are available for the 2015-2016 Rockville High Preschool Program for Vernon and nearby community residents. The program meets on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday mornings (9:30-11:30 a.m.), November through May....
  • Superintendent presents Tyler Heights plan

    Superintendent presents Tyler Heights plan
    While noting that shuffling students around at the over-crowded Tyler Heights Elementary School isn't ideal, the superintendent Tuesday night offered a plan that will leave just third grade and classes such as art and music in portable units. Three...
  • Officer surprises son's pre-K class with story time on Skype

    A Virginia preschool boy got a big surprise when he walked into class to find his dad, an Air Force officer serving in Afghanistan, leading story time via Skype. WRC-TV (http://bit.ly/1KNElBm) reports 5-year-old Grayson Combs walked into his pre-K...
  • Demand more for city's kids

    Demand more for city's kids
    Baltimore is under a microscope. Our beautiful but scarred city has made national headlines for all the wrong reasons. I reject the notion that Baltimore has "passed the point of no return" ("Baltimore had a lot of warning about issues surrounding Freddie...
  • Adler, Sprague's leader, given state's top award for early education principals

    Adler, Sprague's leader, given state's top award for early education principals
    Her staff had led her to believe that she was in for one of the more vexing mornings of her career. But when she walked into the gymnasium of the school she presides over, Christine Adler discovered that she was in for one of the highlights of her...
  • Preemies to preschool grads in the blink of an eye

    Preemies to preschool grads in the blink of an eye
    They were just babies — 4-pounders — five years ago. Now they're kids, full-fledged. Their legs are long. Their feet smell at the end of the day. One of them can even pick a crab, rather skillfully, with minimal help from me. How did this...
  • West suburban schools teach students in their own language

    West suburban schools teach students in their own language
    Preschoolers looked up shyly from their tables as they put away papers and paints from an art project at Ideal Elementary School in Countryside. But the children's faces lit up as they spotted their sixth-grade reading buddies enter the bilingual...
  • The smallest victims of the Freddie Gray violence

    The smallest victims of the Freddie Gray violence
    The traumatic events that unfolded in Baltimore last week left us with numerous images that will shape how we remember, feel and continue to process this ordeal. These images involved primarily adults, young adults and teenagers. Not caught in most of the...