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Preschools and Early Learning

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  • Enfield Celebrates Head Start Program's 50th Anniversary

    ENFIELD – Students, staff, families and town dignitaries attended a ceremony Wednesday at Enfield Head Start to celebrate the program's 50th anniversary. "Head Start has served over 30 million children since 1965, growing from an eight-week...
  • In bipartisan effort, Scott, Hanna team up on preschool access bill

    Rep Bobby Scott, D-Newport News, is teaming up with Republican Congressman Richard Hanna of New York to propose a new federal-state partnership to expand access to preschool. Their bill would fund preschool for four-year-old children whose families earn...
  • L.A. Unified's ill-advised axing of successful preschool program

    L.A. Unified's ill-advised axing of successful preschool program
    To the editor: Although The Times published nice photos of children in a School Readiness Language Development Program at Dorris Place Elementary School, the message about the dim future of this quality Los Angeles Unified School District program was...
  • PA Gov. Tom Wolf goes to prison to tout preschool funding

    PA Gov. Tom Wolf goes to prison to tout preschool funding
    HARRISBURG — Since he introduced his $33.8 billion budget nearly three months ago, Gov. Tom Wolf has toured the state, visiting schools to press his plans to spend heavily on education. On Tuesday, Wolf continued that publicity tour at a different...
  • Programs aim to boost preschool educations for low-income children

    Programs aim to boost preschool educations for low-income children
    In the isolated desert town of Lake Los Angeles, Maria Olegine visits one home after another, bringing life-changing information to mothers and their young children. In one home last month, she greeted 11-month-old Angie Rios with wide smiles and high...
  • Fashioning a brighter future

    Fashioning a brighter future
    Wanikka Vance and her students are striving to achieve greater things and planning for their school's future. Vance founded Foundations 4 Advancement, a small, private school in Steger, in 2012. But with hope of relocating to a larger facility in...
  • Ready for Kindergarten?

    Ready for Kindergarten?
    Even Maryland's youngest students are feeling the effect of the state's switch to the more rigorous academic requirements of the Common Core standards. This week state officials reported that fewer than half the state's 4- and 5-year-olds are "fully...
  • Community briefs: Historic Geneva church to host Pete Seeger Songfest

    Community briefs: Historic Geneva church to host Pete Seeger Songfest
    Head Start program in Oswego opens for season June 1 Del Valle Migrant Head Start in Oswego will welcome children and families of agricultural workers when it opens for the current season on June 1. Del Valle is a nonprofit, full-day Head Start...
  • Community News for Vernon edition

    Preschool registration VERNON - Applications are available for the 2015-2016 Rockville High Preschool Program for Vernon and nearby community residents. The program meets on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday mornings (9:30-11:30 a.m.), November through May....
  • Superintendent presents Tyler Heights plan

    Superintendent presents Tyler Heights plan
    While noting that shuffling students around at the over-crowded Tyler Heights Elementary School isn't ideal, the superintendent Tuesday night offered a plan that will leave just third grade and classes such as art and music in portable units. Three...
  • Two fired preschool teachers in Thousand Oaks: not Christian enough?

    Two fired preschool teachers in Thousand Oaks: not Christian enough?
    There was nothing in their employment record to suggest that veteran preschool teachers Lynda Serrano and Mary Ellen Guevara deserved to be fired in 2012 by Little Oaks School. The two were described in court records as "capable" and "competent," with...