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Preschools and Early Learning

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  • Brain-scans research delivers lessons on how kids learn

    SEATTLE On a recent afternoon, a 10-year-old girl with long, blond, curly hair, gave University of Washington researchers a peek inside her brain. Lying flat on her back inside a machine that looks like a big doughnut, Shelter Gimbel-Sherr read...
  • Lake drifts away from textbooks, but long term transition too vague

    Hey parents, have you noticed that your students may not have as many textbooks this year? It's true — at least in some classes. Last week, a parent complained that some math students at Clermont Middle School didn't have books, and the complaint...
  • 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: The book on public health services

    Water, trash pickup and sewers are important functions of public health departments. Yet as long as water continues to run out of the tap when it is turned on, the trash is picked up on a regular basis and the sewers continue to work, sending that not-so-...
  • Orange, Seminole schools approve 2014-15 budgets

    Orange, Seminole schools approve 2014-15 budgets
    Orange schools adopted a 2014-15 budget Tuesday that includes a new pre-kindergarten center, teacher training and several new initiatives funded by increasing revenues. But the extra cash could be short-lived. The budget includes the final year of...
  • Doctor's weight-loss order pushed her into the pool; now she's a champ

    Doctor's weight-loss order pushed her into the pool; now she's a champ
    Her doctor's words shook her like an earthquake: "If you don't lose weight, you won't get to your 60th birthday." Vivian Stancil, a retired Long Beach schoolteacher, was 50. She stood 5 feet tall and weighed 319 pounds. "A bowling ball wouldn't even...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Microscopes And Mentoring New Science Lab At Assumption School

    Microscopes and mentoring opportunities were highlights of a class held in the new science lab at Assumption School in Manchester. Second grade students in Sister Joan Marie Crapps's class, who recently studied the states and properties of matter in...
  • Avon High School Student Is Honored By Board Of Education

    Avon High School Student Is Honored By Board Of Education
    AVON — A student at Avon High School was recognized by the board of education on Tuesday for her volunteer work at the school district's summer program for pre-school aged children. Each month the board gives what it calls Avon Achiever awards...
  • Pre-K doesn't help children learn [Letter]

    Pre-K doesn't help children learn [Letter]
    Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown says Larry Hogan doesn't care about children and that is why he is against Mr. Brown's pre-K plan for everyone in the state. But what Mr. Brown doesn't say is how he proposes to pay for this program. Various studies have...
  • 09/08: New businesses

    Occupational licenses issued recently by county and municipal governments in Central Florida; data collected by Market Force Corp. of Newtown Square, Pa. Lake Paramount Marketing, marketing, 40028 Pine Canal Trail, Lady Lake, 32159. Find Local...
  • Cressman Bronson: Why early childhood education matters

    One of the earliest indicators of a child's future success is the number of words he or she hears prior to kindergarten. Language development begins with the interplay of words between the parent and child and helps nurture vocabulary, which is considered...