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Preschools and Early Learning

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  • More preschool than California can afford

     More preschool than California can afford
    Preschool can do wonderful things for disadvantaged children — get them used to how a classroom works, give them play time with others and help them build crucial developmental skills, such as vocabulary, simply by exposing them to more books and...
  • California should give all kids the pre-K advantage

    California should give all kids the pre-K advantage
    "Early education is our No. 1 priority." That's the 2014 message from California Democrats. Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg introduced the Kindergarten Readiness Act (SB 837) on Jan. 6, and Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez included an...
  • Letters: Transitional kindergarten program makes sense

    Re "Preschool we can't afford," Editorial, Jan. 23 We were pleased the transitional kindergarten editorial recognized the vital role of early learning in preparing children for success, even though it expressed doubts about a bill to expand transitional...
  • Beyond early childhood education

    The most encouraging part of Gov. Pat Quinn’s State of the State address was his call for increased investment in early childhood education.  Through the “Birth to Five” initiative, the Governor committed to increasing access to...
  • Pre-kindergarten math lesson [Editorial]

    Responding to a proposal set forth in Gov. Martin O'Malley's recent State of the State Address calling for full day pre-kindergarten being offered across Maryland, Harford County interim Superintendent Barbara Canavan offered conditional support for the...
  • Smart Preschool Strategy Needed

    Smart Preschool Strategy Needed
    My mother was a preschool teacher. I sent my three kids to preschool. Preschool just seems like one of those obviously right things to do. Except that one preschool isn't the same as another and Connecticut, which has been pouring millions of dollars...
  • Busch Gardens will continue two-park preschool pass in 2014

    Busch Gardens will continue two-park preschool pass in 2014
    Busch Gardens will continue its two-park Preschool Pass during the 2014 season. Children ages 3 to 5 can get unlimited free admission to both Busch Gardens Williamsburg and Water Country USA through Sept. 1. To take advantage of the deal, you must...
  • Gloucester School Board approves personnel changes

    Appointments: Amanda Conner, of Gloucester Point, a paraprofessional I for kindergarten at Achilles; Donna Danaher, of Gloucester, a paraprofessional II for kindergarten at Bethel; Hope Hutson of Gloucester Point, a paraprofessional II at Botetourt;...
  • Business profile: Rover's Place

    Business profile: Rover's Place
    Name: Ray Schuler Age: 42 Hometown: Chicago Name and location of business: Rover's Place, Highland Park Describe what you do: We are a doggy day care, boarding, grooming and training facility. What sets you apart from similar businesses?: We...
  • Business profile: Naperville's Happy Times Preschool

    Business profile: Naperville's Happy Times Preschool
    Name of owners: Sandra Owen-Garcia and Elizabeth Owen-Linahon Ages: 37 and 33 Hometown: St. Charles Name of business: Happy Times Preschool Describe what you do/sell/serve: We are a family-owned and -run private preschool serving families with...
  • State kindergarten age requirements can be frustrating to parents

    State kindergarten age requirements can be frustrating to parents
    I've got a serious bone to pick with my native state, Florida. I'm convinced, you see, that the state Department of Education wants to sabotage my daughter's education and has a vendetta against my wallet.   Let me start from the beginning. My...