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Preschools and Early Learning

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  • SeaWorld renews free preschool pass

    SeaWorld renews free preschool pass
    Children age 5 and younger can get into SeaWorld Orlando for free with the theme park's Preschool Pass, which will be available through 2015. Guests must register online at SeaWorldOrlando.com. The Preschool Pass has no blackout dates, but it does not...
  • Advocates see hope for more early-education funding in Florida

    Advocates see hope for more early-education funding in Florida
    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...
  • PB receives $1.6 million for early Head Start

    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...
  • $1.6 million awarded in Palm Beach County to provide education to kids up to 3 years old

    $1.6 million awarded in Palm Beach County to provide education to kids up to 3 years old
    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...
  • La Grange Head Start program finally ready to begin academic year

    La Grange Head Start program finally ready to begin academic year
    Three months after Labor Day, La Grange Area Head Start is expected to finally open its doors for the 2014-15 academic year. The federally funded early-childhood education program usually begins in September but months of negotiations between school...
  • La Grange schools will lease space for Head Start but won't operate program

    La Grange schools will lease space for Head Start but won't operate program
    After failing to agree on a contract with the nonprofit in charge of funding Head Start services in Cook County, La Grange Elementary School District 102 officials have decided not to run the early-childhood education program this year. District 102,...
  • CEDA audit leaves Head Start program in a bind

    CEDA audit leaves Head Start program in a bind
    Instruction at La Grange Area Head Start usually begins in September, but due to difficulties securing funding, dozens of low-income children have yet to attend any school this year. The Community and Economic Development Association of Cook County, one...
  • Preschool students celebrate 'first' Thanksgiving

    Preschool students celebrate 'first' Thanksgiving
    The children of the Clarendon Hills Park District’s Active Learners Preschool held two Thanksgiving feasts at the Community Center Nov. 24. Boys and girls wore homemade Indian headbands and Pilgrim hats and took the time to give thanks for their...
  • Elizabeth Meyer's preschool earns top honor

    Elizabeth Meyer's preschool earns top honor
    Elizabeth Meyer School’s preschool program is officially as good as gold now. The program recently was recognized with a top honor by the state, the new ExceleRate Illinois Gold Circle of Quality. State Honors Meyer School Preschool Program...
  • Around Town: Costa Mesa preschool raises $6,000

    Around Town: Costa Mesa preschool raises $6,000
    Little Lighthouse Preschool in Costa Mesa raised $6,000 last weekend through its annual holiday boutique to help update its playground equipment and fund its scholarship program for needy families. The school said about 400 people attended and more than...
  • Advocates for Quality Childcare Say Higher Wages Are Key

    Advocates for early childhood education had long taken a "more is better approach." But on Tuesday, several of those advocates said the focus needs to shift from more slots to higher-quality care. And one of the best indicator of quality, they say, is...