| Jun 24, 2014
| 9:58 PM
Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown claimed victory in the Democratic nomination for governor Tuesday after early returns suggested a landslide win.
"It's about where we're going. It's about what next," Brown said in a victory speech as he led with three times as...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 6:30 AM
"Sesame Street" and "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" led the field on Friday in the Creative Arts portion of the 41st annual Daytime Emmy Awards.
The PBS mainstay (pictured) grabbed six awards during the presentation of craft and technical awards at the Westin...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 11:19 AM
Sunday night, the Legislature passed a budget that would give more than half of the state’s children the opportunity to go to preschool. It’s a great step forward, except for this: Gov. Jerry Brown has a history of using his line-item veto...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 12:30 PM
From hip-hop to bossa nova to Hawaiian-style ballads, "Sofia the First" draws from a hodgepodge of multicultural influences when compiling its musical soundtrack, a bevy of catchy tunes that has caught on like s'mores at a campfire with the preschool set....
| May 9, 2014
| 3:03 PM
Glenview parents may soon have another option when it comes to child care.
Glenview officials are examining a proposal to build an 11,650-square-foot day care center in the southwestern part of town.
The land, at 222 Greenwood Road, now has a...
| May 15, 2014
| 1:46 PM
Westmoor School in Northbrook is set to get about $9.8 million in improvements, upgrades that will include a new front entrance, extra classrooms and additional parking.
Construction on the project, which is aimed at addressing safety and traffic issues...
| May 10, 2014
| 5:11 AM
The incoming director of student services at Winnetka Public Schools District 36 said she'll bring previous experience in special education and blended early childhood education programs at other districts to the job she starts May 27.
| May 1, 2014
| 12:48 PM
A Catholic preschool in Wheaton that has been a playground for generations of toddlers will be closing its doors this month.
The Loretto Early Childhood Center, which sits on a vast green campus tucked at the dead end of a residential street, is no...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 8:07 AM
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...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 4:40 PM
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...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 6:32 PM
Changes to Baltimore's Head Start this fall will provide longer days and an extended school year for hundreds of children in its care, a move intended to help low-income parents free up time for work and boost the youngsters' development.