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Preschools and Early Learning

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  • New state law helps schools focus on dyslexic youngsters

    The differences between Kelly Howard's twin daughters appeared in preschool. Katie easily learned her ABCs, but Zoey struggled. Howard thought Zoey just needed more practice. It wasn't until halfway through first grade that Howard learned her daughter...
  • Child care cost puts squeeze on parents

    Samantha Lawson, of Mount Airy, had been working in the child-care industry for eight years when, in 2012, she learned was pregnant with twins. It should have been a wholly happy occasion, but Lawson was immediately faced with a quandary: How would she...
  • 2 southern W.Va. Head Start programs get federal funding

    Two Head Start programs in southern West Virginia will receive nearly $11 million in federal funding. U.S. Sens. Joe Manchin and Shelley Moore Capito announced the funding Wednesday. The Southwestern Community Action Council serving families in Cabell,...
  • The Valley Line: Lighted Window Preschool supporters are game for casino fundraiser

    The Valley Line: Lighted Window Preschool supporters are game for casino fundraiser
    The stars were in perfect alignment and the moon was shining brightly when more than 130 guests gathered for the Lighted Window Preschool annual fundraiser held at the Thursday Club clubhouse late last month. The theme for the party was Casino Royale and...
  • For Head Start's 50th anniversary, local organizers hope for expansion

    For Head Start's 50th anniversary, local organizers hope for expansion
    More than a dozen 4-year-olds form a circle around Donna Edwards as she reads the story of "Pete the Cat and his Four Groovy Buttons." In the story, Pete loses all his "groovy" buttons until he is left with just one – his belly button. The...
  • Vernon edition community news: Vernon, Tolland, Ellington

    Johnson Memorial Medical Staff Scholarship STAFFORD SPRINGS - Johnson Memorial Medical Center (JMMC), the parent company of Johnson Memorial Hospital (JMH), is accepting scholarship applications for its Medical Staff Scholarship Program. Applications can...
  • East Hartford edition community news

    East Hartford Mobile Foodshare schedule EAST HARTFORD – Following is the schedule for the East Hartford Mobile Foodshare for March. When Town Hall is closed or East Hartford schools have a delayed opening or are closed due to bad weather,...
  • Picking a preschool is hard enough without having to worry about vaccination

    Picking a preschool is hard enough without having to worry about vaccination
    Finding a preschool might seem at first like just another routine chore of parenthood, another box to check off right about the time your kid turns 2 or 3. But the process is actually quite arduous, with everything from cost (can you afford a second...
  • Registration fair for Phillipsburg Early Childhood Preschool program

    The Phillipsburg Early Childhood Preschool program is hosting a registration fair for new students living in the town of Phillipsburg enrolling into our free preschool program. Children must be three years old prior to Oct. 1 and do not need to be...
  • Two fired preschool teachers in Thousand Oaks: not Christian enough?

    Two fired preschool teachers in Thousand Oaks: not Christian enough?
    There was nothing in their employment record to suggest that veteran preschool teachers Lynda Serrano and Mary Ellen Guevara deserved to be fired in 2012 by Little Oaks School. The two were described in court records as "capable" and "competent," with...
  • Lions offer preschool vision screenings

    Lions offer preschool vision screenings
    Taylorsville-Winfield Lions Club members conducted preschool vision screenings March 2 on 87 children who attend Saint James Nursery School in Mount Airy. Lions Gary and Viki Peltier, Barbara Brimigion and Eileen Disinger screened the children, ranging...