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Preschools and Early Learning

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  • Private child-care providers see only small share of budget surplus

    Private child-care providers see only small share of budget surplus
    Marta Delgado has been up for hours cleaning, preparing meals and setting out books for the 6:30 a.m. arrival of her first families. As a day-care provider who watches a dozen children in her Long Beach home, Delgado's schedule is around the clock....
  • L.A. literacy program unites families, boosts kids' reading skills

    L.A. literacy program unites families, boosts kids' reading skills
    It's bath, book and bed for 5-year-old Nathan Flores. No TV. His parents learned the importance of routine and reading when they began taking him to a local family literacy program two years ago. Now, a sibling is on the way. Leslie Flores, Nathan's...
  • 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...
  • A Boy Grows Proud Of His African Name

    My most important childhood memories were starting preschool and being introduced to myself. At the time, I had been called Koby my whole life. The only time I've ever been called by my real name was when I had misbehaved and my mother would do like...
  • Lesiones detalladas de niña en archivos de DCF meses antes de su muerte

    Lesiones detalladas de niña en archivos de DCF meses antes de su muerte
    La demanda de un padre por $25 millones contra el estado por la muerte a maltratos de su hija de 3 años en el 2011 establece la progresión de las lesiones reportadas al Departamento de Niños y Familias durante las semanas antes de que Athena Ángeles...
  • Preschool eyes home next door, drawing concerns from neighbors

    The proposed expansion of a local preschool drew concerns from neighbors about traffic and noise at a Planning Board meeting on Monday, while school operators said they have outgrown their current facility. The Burbank Planning Board — which was...
  • Ask Amy: Relative calls her sons stupid

    Ask Amy: Relative calls her sons stupid
    Dear Amy: I'd appreciate your take on this and your advice about what to do. A relative of mine keeps calling my son and her son (both adolescents) "Stupid 1 and Stupid 2" for their antics together. She even introduces them this way. She gets angry when...
  • Early childhood education services expanded in D200

    Early childhood education services expanded in D200
    Early childhood education providers are hopeful that more local children will be better prepared for kindergarten as efforts make headway in the Wheaton Warrenville area. A year after a partnership began among local agencies to align their goals and...
  • Relocation of special-needs program irks parents

    On a typical school day, Asher Windberry struts like a rock star into the main office at Mariners Elementary School. Donning his trucker hat and favorite pair of neon shades, he smiles, raising his hand to high-five school staff as he makes his way, mom...
  • Can't Support Petitioning For Pelto

    Can't Support Petitioning For Pelto
    I am an advocate for access to the election ballot. I was a plaintiff in a federal court case where one of the issues was easier access to public financing for third-party candidates. But, I would never sign a petition for someone to get on the ballot...
  • Gov. Brown, legislators negotiating budget help for preschoolers

    Gov. Brown, legislators negotiating budget help for preschoolers
    With only a few days left before the deadline, Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders are negotiating a budget that would expand preschool opportunities for poor children and tap an environmental fund to help pay for the state's beleaguered bullet train...