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Preschools and Early Learning

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  • Wide disparities remain in access to state pre-K

    Disparities in access to early learning opportunities have increased, with some states enrolling nearly all children in their pre-kindergarten programs and others not offering any services, according to a national study on early education released Monday....
  • West County: Hanover preschool turns recess into cancer fundraiser

    West County: Hanover preschool turns recess into cancer fundraiser
    Students at The Goddard School in Hanover did the kinds of things they normally would due during recess on April 22. They pretended to be horses, they soared with outstretched arms, they played follow the leader. And they raised money for the American...
  • Creek preschool releases 18,000 ladybugs

    Children released more than 18,000 ladybugs outside Discovery Preschool Center at Coconut Creek. Students were given small containers of live ladybugs and instructed to set them free in the center's gardens and playground. Director Deborah Pavur...
  • Lehigh Valley Head Start children play and learn about STEM

    "Can water change from a solid into a liquid? All I remember of my preschool experiences is the note one of my teachers wrote on my report card, lovingly preserved by my parents: "Billy loves telling pointless jokes, which he thoroughly enjoys." Some...
  • No room for Head Start in one La Grange district, but another vows to hold space

    No room for Head Start in one La Grange district, but another vows to hold space
    One La Grange school district has run out of room to house the Head Start preschool program, but a neighboring district to the south is reserving space and counting on the program to give young students an academic boost. The La Grange Elementary...
  • Start family education early

    For years I’ve felt that family education should be part of the elementary school curriculum. With the parenting classes at the Decatur Correctional Center, the results in that situation are beneficial in preventing most mothers’ return to...
  • Wheaton preschool to close after 44 years

    Wheaton preschool to close after 44 years
    Sunshine Preschool will close at the end of May, ending 44 years at the Wheaton Evangelical Free Church. Church leaders said the decision was made in part because of new fire code requirements. "Unfortunately, for us to conform with these...
  • County to open four new Pre-K locations

    County to open four new Pre-K locations
    Parents can register their children for public prekindergarten classes in four new locations for the 2015-16 school year. Riviera Beach, Overlook, Odenton and Severn elementary schools will have half-day Pre-K classes for 40 students in each location....
  • Economist: Preschool works, but poorest kids benefit most

    Economist: Preschool works, but poorest kids benefit most
    A Nobel Prize-winning economist says investments in early learning pay off in the long haul, but that it’s a waste for governments to pay for preschool for kids whose families can already afford it. At a gathering of education writers in Chicago...
  • Shout Out: Therese Klaibor, preschool teacher

    Shout Out: Therese Klaibor, preschool teacher
    Therese Klaibor of Westchester, who has been a teacher at the Grand Avenue Preschool in Western Springs for 21 years, answered these questions at the Grand Avenue Community Center: Q: Where did you grow up? A: Mostly in Stickney, Ill. Q: What did...
  • Blame Sacramento, not LAUSD, for preschool cuts

    Blame Sacramento, not LAUSD, for preschool cuts
    To the editor: Sandy Banks' article about the woes of the preschool program in the Los Angeles Unified School District never hits on the fundamental reason that the school district is unable to fund it. ("L.A. Unified targets the wrong place to cut:...