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Preschools and Early Learning

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  • Forest Hill Nursery School makes a 'Discovery'

    Forest Hill Nursery School, a hidden gem in Harford County since 1972, is adding a "Discovery Program," designed to help ease the transition for 2-year-olds (and their parents) before embarking on a 3-year-old preschool program. Children and parents...
  • Sara Schastok, Evanston Community Foundation CEO

    Sara Schastok, Evanston Community Foundation CEO
    Sara Schastok took the scenic route to Evanston, starting from her rural Michigan roots, to India and then various U.S. college campuses before landing in Evanston in 1983. As president and CEO of the Evanston Community Foundation, Schastok oversees a...
  • Kids and Money: Thrifty is nifty for kindergarten parents

    Your first-born is moving up from daycare to kindergarten. Congratulations on the milestone, and by the way, no more writing those hefty checks to the preschool every month. It's like getting a raise, right? Surprise, surprise. The euphoria over...
  • Thrifty is nifty for kindergarten parents

    Your firstborn is moving up from day care to kindergarten. Congratulations on the milestone, and by the way, no more writing those hefty checks to the preschool every month. It's like getting a raise, right? Surprise, surprise. The euphoria over...
  • Rep. Tim Ackert recognized by CT Early Childhood Alliance

    The Connecticut Early Childhood Alliance is recognizing state legislators for making Connecticut's young children and their families a priority this session. Each year, the Alliance seeks nominees from its membership, taking into account active assistance...
  • Williams, Flexer honored by CT Early Childhood Alliance

    The Connecticut Early Childhood Alliance is recognizing 25 state legislators for making Connecticut's young children and their families a priority this session. Each year, the Alliance seeks nominees from its membership, taking into account active...
  • Nova High School moves forward with single-gender initiative

    For the third year, Nova High School in Davie has provided its ninth-graders and tenth-graders taking certain core subjects the option to be in an all-girl, all-boy or co-gender class. Nova is among six Broward County Public Schools—two high,...
  • Dora the Explorer is growing up and getting a spinoff series

    Dora the Explorer is growing up and getting a spinoff series
    Dora Marquez, as the pint-sized global superstar herself might say, has gotten muy grande. The beloved cartoon character first walked her tiny feet into the hearts of children 14 years ago with the premiere of "Dora the Explorer" as part of Nickelodeon'...
  • L.A. literacy program unites families, boosts kids' reading skills

    L.A. literacy program unites families, boosts kids' reading skills
    It's bath, book and bed for 5-year-old Nathan Flores. No TV. His parents learned the importance of routine and reading when they began taking him to a local family literacy program two years ago. Now, a sibling is on the way. Leslie Flores, Nathan's...
  • Kids count; so do parents [Editorial]

    Kids count; so do parents  [Editorial]
    The Baltimore-based Annie E. Casey Foundation is out with its 25th Kids Count data book, measuring the wellbeing of children nationwide across a variety of health, economic, educational and community measures. In some ways, kids are much better off than...
  • Keeping the youngest students in school is the right policy [Letter]

    Keeping the youngest students in school is the right policy [Letter]
    I am pleased that Baltimore City schools CEO Gregory Thornton has issued a new policy directive at the start of his tenure requiring principals to consult with the central office before suspending pre-kindergarten and kindergarten students ("City seeks to...