| Nov 25, 2014
| 9:47 AM
Courtesy of my friend and parent coach Janet Carter ( http://www.ourchildishways.com ), comes an interesting story: The parents of a 4-year-old girl went to a preschool parent conference to learn from her teacher that she is having difficulty with...
| Nov 27, 2014
ProJeCt gets funding for early childhood education
ProJeCt CEO Janice Komisor recently announced that Merchant's Bank presented a $1,000 donation to the Early Childhood Education program through Pennsylvania's Educational Improvement Tax Credit program....
| Dec 9, 2014
| 8:22 AM
TALLAHASSEE — Children's advocates in Florida are hoping that momentum for investment in early education at the national level will spark interest in changes to preschool funding and policy in the state as well.
The week after Republicans swept...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 7:21 AM
President Barack Obama on Wednesday will announce more than $1 billion in public and private investments in preschool programs, a small step toward the kind of infusion the White House says is needed.
Fewer than a third of the country's 4-year-olds...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 12:58 PM
The Early Learning Coalition of Palm Beach County received a $1.6 million federal grant on Wednesday for a new child care program at some of the county's neediest neighborhoods.
The grant was announced at the White House Summit on Early Education, a...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 2:56 PM
More young children in Palm Beach County's neediest neighborhoods are expected to get an educational 'head start' thanks to a White House grant.
On Wednesday, the Early Learning Coalition of Palm Beach County was awarded $1.6 million to provide...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 12:24 PM
The U.S. Department of Education has awarded a $12.5 million grant to Connecticut that will enable 428 children from low-income families to attend preschool and improve the quality of state-funded preschool for another 284 children.
It's the third time...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 3:07 PM
Maryland will be able to provide 3,000 more preschool slots for low-income 4-year-olds with a $15 million federal grant awarded this week.
The U.S. Department of Education announced grants of $226 million to 18 states to expand or develop early...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 8:11 AM
As the idea of universal pre-K moved to center stage in election season this fall in Maryland and beyond, interest in high-quality pre-K as a school turnaround tool grew.
At the center of the Obama administration's public school turnaround agenda is the...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 5:23 PM
A proposed expansion of a CPS preschool program drew praise from aldermen Monday for its aims but also was criticized because the city could end up paying investors in the program roughly double its $17 million cost.
Chief Financial Officer Lois Scott...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 6:21 AM
A local church can be known for a lot of things – the spellbinding words of their pastor, a beautifully historic building, or for being a popular site for local weddings.
At Winter Park Presbyterian Church, they take a great deal of pride in...