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Preschools and Early Learning

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  • LSSC offers wide variety of noncredit courses for you

    Lake-Sumter State College offers a variety of noncredit classes from retirement planning to dental assisting to conversational Spanish. Courses are offered at the Leesburg or Clermont campuses during the day and night. Fees range from $21 for computer...
  • A promise to city kindergartners [Commentary]

    A promise to city kindergartners [Commentary]
    Baltimore's kindergartners and their families are the recipients of a new promise this school year: Their city will provide them with the resources they need to reach the single most important benchmark of their early-grade school careers, reading on...
  • Science of young brains has put more emphasis on early education

    DALLAS A generation or so ago, even the best day care centers were mostly about keeping little kids clean and fed and away from chomping on each other. These days, the best-respected programs have curriculums and lesson plans and assessment goals. Even...
  • Brown TV ad highlights pre-K, hits Hogan

    Brown TV ad highlights pre-K, hits Hogan
    Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown continued his attempt to draw contrast between himself and Republican nominee Larry Hogan Tuesday, releasing a television ad that highlights Brown's proposal to gradually expand the state's pre-kindergarten program to include...
  • How do I know if my child is ready for kindergarten?

    How do I know if my child is ready for kindergarten?
    Q: My child is beginning kindergarten this year, but I am having second thoughts about his readiness. I want him to be successful in school and I am not sure what to do. How can I tell if he is ready? A: Kindergarten readiness is not just about...
  • LAUSD early childhood education gets funding boost

    The Los Angeles Unified Board of Education passed a resolution Tuesday to increase funding by millions of dollars for the district's early education program. The resolution, which passed in a 6-1 vote, is intended to eventually restore funding over the...
  • Arts, science centers join forces to help preschoolers succeed

    Arts, science centers join forces to help preschoolers succeed
    Hoping to narrow the achievement gap for children in poverty, Orlando Science Center and Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts are teaming up to introduce hundreds of disadvantaged preschoolers to arts and sciences. The partnership, announced...
  • Open House For Preschool Program At Manchester High School

    MANCHESTER — An open house is slated for Sept. 10 for parents interested in registering their children in a preschool program based at Manchester High School. The program, for children ages 3-5 who are fully toilet trained, runs every Tuesday,...
  • Friends of the Libraries: Books and more for sale

    It is book sale time again. Really great books appealing to all ages and interests are being offered for sale, as well as 33 rpm records, CDs, VHS tapes, and DVDs. The event is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 6, with prices ranging from 50 cents to $1 for...
  • Hundreds gather for memorial service for slain journalist Steven Sotloff

    PINECREST, Fla. Murdered Miami freelance journalist Steven Sotloff sent messages to his family from inside his year-long captivity held by Islamic radicals in Syria and studied Spanish and Italian to remain hopeful, speakers revealed at his memorial...
  • Malloy Gets Down On Hands And Knees With Pre-Schoolers

    Malloy Gets Down On Hands And Knees With Pre-Schoolers
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy got down on his hands and knees with a bunch of pre-schoolers in Hartford Thursday as he drove home his message about his initiative that added 1,020 pre-school slots this year. "I came by to say hello because we are celebrating...