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Preschools and Early Learning

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  • Lions offer preschool vision screenings

    Lions offer preschool vision screenings
    Taylorsville-Winfield Lions Club members conducted preschool vision screenings March 2 on 87 children who attend Saint James Nursery School in Mount Airy. Lions Gary and Viki Peltier, Barbara Brimigion and Eileen Disinger screened the children, ranging...
  • Garcia rips Emanuel on borrowing for preschool

    Garcia rips Emanuel on borrowing for preschool
    Challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia said Thursday that an expanded pre-kindergarten program touted by Mayor Rahm Emanuel hasn't met the needs of working parents and criticized the potential for large financial institutions to profit off underwriting the...
  • "Doc McStuffins" featuring Allentown native, nominated for daytime Emmy

    "Doc McStuffins" featuring Allentown native, nominated for daytime Emmy
    A preschool animated series starring the voice of an Allentown nativehas been nominated for a daytime Emmy. "Doc McStuffins" which stars Lara Jill Miller as the voice of Lambie, the best friend of Doc, has been nominated for outstanding writing in a...
  • Speak Out

    Maybe early childhood education and/or kindergarten programs are not mandated by state law, but some school districts have preschool programs available at a cost for parents to help identify early children who have learning difficulties. The goal is to...
  • Hillary Clinton on campaign plans: 'All in good time'

    Hillary Clinton was in Brooklyn on Wednesday for one of her final public events before launching her likely presidential campaign, but she wouldn't bite whether her headquarters will be in the borough. "All in good time, all in good time," the former...
  • Enfield Head Start Registration April 8

    Enfield Head Start, the school district's 3- and 4-year-old child development program will be accepting applications for this fall on April 8. Registration will be from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Angelo Lamagna Center, 19 North Main St on April 8....
  • Bill would help more kids attend pre-kindergarten programs

    Early education advocates are pushing a bill they say will help close a persistent achievement gap in schools and make sure more Massachusetts children can attend pre-kindergarten programs. Test scores have shown that white and Asian students typically...
  • In Theory: Thoughts on NYC's pre-K prayer plan

    In Theory: Thoughts on NYC's pre-K prayer plan
    Last year, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's "ambitious" free, full-day prekindergarten plan began with 53,000 children. While some programs are found in public schools, many are run by religious institutions and community-based organizations under...
  • State awarded $3.3 million for early childhood education

    Rhode Island has been awarded $3.3 million in federal funding for early childhood education programs. The congressional delegation announced the funding for Head Start and Early Head Start programs. The East Bay Community Action Program will receive $2....
  • More pre-K funding, programs can help student achievement

     More pre-K funding, programs can help student achievement
    Studies show that high-quality preschool makes children better prepared as they enter kindergarten, but as statistics from the recent KIDS Count report show, Indiana could be doing more to increase access to programs. A first step is already underway as...
  • A-hunting they will go

    A-hunting they will go
    Hippity-hoppity, it's time for Easter fun. Roaring Run Lions Club and the Finksburg branch of Carroll County Public Library will sponsor their second annual Easter egg hunt at 10 a.m. April 4 at the library. Children up to age 9 are invited to bring a...