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Preschools and Early Learning

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  • Doctor's weight-loss order pushed her into the pool; now she's a champ

    Doctor's weight-loss order pushed her into the pool; now she's a champ
    Her doctor's words shook her like an earthquake: "If you don't lose weight, you won't get to your 60th birthday." Vivian Stancil, a retired Long Beach schoolteacher, was 50. She stood 5 feet tall and weighed 319 pounds. "A bowling ball wouldn't even...
  • Nova High School moves forward with single-gender initiative

    For the third year, Nova High School in Davie has provided its ninth-graders and tenth-graders taking certain core subjects the option to be in an all-girl, all-boy or co-gender class. Nova is among six Broward County Public Schools—two high,...
  • Stars are set to align: Jack & Jill Children's Center's 'Power Lunch' to bring together Broward elite

    The annual "Power Lunch" to benefit Jack & Jill Children's Center will take place Sept. 30 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lauderdale Yacht Club located at 1725 SE 12 Street in Fort Lauderdale. This event is co-chaired this year by Cindy Cast and...
  • Jewish early childhood educators gather for conference

    Nancy Goldstein is in her 18th year as director of the Ruth and Edward Taubman Early Childhood Center at B'nai Torah Congregation in Boca Raton. As a seasoned early childhood administrator, Goldstein felt the 2014 South Palm Beach County Jewish Early...
  • Cressman Bronson: Why early childhood education matters

    One of the earliest indicators of a child's future success is the number of words he or she hears prior to kindergarten. Language development begins with the interplay of words between the parent and child and helps nurture vocabulary, which is considered...
  • Attitudes climbing back in working moms' favor: survey

    Attitudes climbing back in working moms' favor: survey
    We came a long way, baby. Then we stalled. Now we're picking up speed again. The General Social Survey, a sociological analysis of demographics and attitudes in the United States, has measured Americans' support for gender equity since 1977. Until the...
  • Pre-K programs help prepare next generation

    I read with interest Lee Butz's recent Your View ("Increased funding for preschool education a wise investment") about the impact that pre-kindergarten programs can have on young learners. As a retired rear admiral of the Coast Guard, I know firsthand...
  • Tiny Van Goghs: Kids bloom through preschool art program

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. Jessica McQuillen never saw herself as a preschool teacher. Instructing at an elementary school was always the goal. Still she went down a winding road that led her to the job as the only arts and music teacher at Charlotte's Thompson...
  • Williams, Flexer honored by CT Early Childhood Alliance

    The Connecticut Early Childhood Alliance is recognizing 25 state legislators for making Connecticut's young children and their families a priority this session. Each year, the Alliance seeks nominees from its membership, taking into account active...
  • Preschool spots available

    COLCHESTER- The Collaborative for Colchester's Children (C3) is offering NAEYC accredited, affordable, quality preschool in Colchester through its School Readiness Program. Applications should be submitted as soon as possible as there are a limited number...
  • Dora the Explorer is growing up and getting a spinoff series

    Dora the Explorer is growing up and getting a spinoff series
    Dora Marquez, as the pint-sized global superstar herself might say, has gotten muy grande. The beloved cartoon character first walked her tiny feet into the hearts of children 14 years ago with the premiere of "Dora the Explorer" as part of Nickelodeon'...