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Preschools and Early Learning

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  • Rejected by Ivy League kindergarten

    Rejected by Ivy League kindergarten
    My daughter was 6 months old when I first worried that I had already ruined her life. During a friend's wedding, another mother asked me where I had enrolled Siri for preschool. The question seemed absurd — school was at least two years away. But...
  • Children's Services Council leads local literacy initiative

    The Children's Services Council of Broward County is joining hands with many community partners, including the school district, for arguably the largest ever literacy event in the county. On Oct. 21, more than 700 adult volunteers, including...
  • 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...
  • Windermere church sells pumpkins for preschool

    Windermere Union Church preschool will be selling pumpkins Tuesday, Oct. 21, to Friday, Oct. 31, from 3 p.m.-7 p.m. to raise money for the school The church is located at 10710 Park Ridge-Gotha Road, Windermere.   A wide variety of sizes and prices...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Free pre-kindergarten: Strong early gains, but long-term questions

    TULSA, Okla. In one of the most fiscally conservative states in the country, a place where politicians cry "socialism!" at the mere mention of government in family life, lawmakers have for 16 years supported an expensive social program aimed at ensuring...
  • Good schools deserve investment [Commentary]

    Good schools deserve investment [Commentary]
    This weekend over 700 people were scheduled to attend our 6th annual Archdiocese of Baltimore Gala to raise money for students who otherwise could not afford to attend a Catholic school in the Archdiocese. Since its inception, the gala has raised more...