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Preschools and Early Learning

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  • La Grange schools will lease space for Head Start but won't operate program

    La Grange schools will lease space for Head Start but won't operate program
    After failing to agree on a contract with the nonprofit in charge of funding Head Start services in Cook County, La Grange Elementary School District 102 officials have decided not to run the early-childhood education program this year. District 102,...
  • New Britain Philanthropy Targets Early Education

    New Britain Philanthropy Targets Early Education
    NEW BRITAIN — Continuing its efforts to improve early childhood development in the city and three surrounding towns, the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain has awarded $30,000 in grants to specialized programs. The money is part of more...
  • Crayola offers grants to local schools and other company news

    Crayola offers grants to local schools and other company news
    Crayola invites schools to apply for grants Crayola is inviting public and private schools in Lehigh and Northampton counties and Phillipsburg to submit requests for a 2015 Crayola Arts Education Grant online at CrayolaCares.com. The deadline is Nov....
  • Huntington Ingalls chief touts value of preschool

    Huntington Ingalls chief touts value of preschool
    For a guy who hires nuclear engineers, Mike Petters is really into preschool. At a recent speech in Richmond, the president and CEO of shipbuilding giant Huntington Ingalls Industries called for greater emphasis on preschool education in Virginia and...
  • David Armor: We don't know if preschool actually helps kids

    David Armor: We don't know if preschool actually helps kids
    In political campaigns around the country, at least one proposal enjoys bipartisan support: expanding early childhood education. In gubernatorial races in Florida, Texas, Alabama, Michigan and Georgia, the Democratic and Republican candidates support...
  • Friends of the Libraries: Calling advocates for our libraries

    This is a reminder to attend the Friends of the Costa Mesa Libraries' "Meet and Greet," intended to introduce candidates of our special districts, namely Mesa Water District, Orange County Water District and Costa Mesa Sanitary District, to our community....
  • CEDA audit leaves Head Start program in a bind

    CEDA audit leaves Head Start program in a bind
    Instruction at La Grange Area Head Start usually begins in September, but due to difficulties securing funding, dozens of low-income children have yet to attend any school this year. The Community and Economic Development Association of Cook County, one...
  • Education: A Matter Of Choice, Technology

    Education: A Matter Of Choice, Technology
    What will Connecticut's public schools look like in decades to come? Everyone hopes, of course, for a brighter future, especially for struggling urban schools. Many, including Damaris Gonzalez, are not willing to wait. Like thousands of other parents,...
  • Childhood obesity declining in preschool-age kids

    Childhood obesity declining in preschool-age kids
    In the fight against childhood obesity, there is bad news and good. The percentage of children age 2 to 18 classified as obese based on their waist size held steady at nearly 18 percent from 2003 to 2012, researchers reported in a study that was...
  • Gilead Hill School unveils new preschool playground

    Staff Writer On Oct. 9, the Hebron Early Childhood Center at Gilead Hill School celebrated the long-awaited opening of the new courtyard playground at the school geared specificially toward preschool-aged children.  "The school readiness program, a...
  • 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...