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Preschools and Early Learning

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  • 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...
  • At Clintons' 3-day event, Hillary basks in a candidate's dream setting

    At Clintons' 3-day event, Hillary basks in a candidate's dream setting
    Imagine if a presidential campaign was designed by the candidate. The day's agenda would focus on what the candidate alone wanted to talk about. No pesky reporters would drill the candidate on unwelcome topics. The events would be meticulously stage-...
  • To Target Childhood Obesity, Start Even Younger, Experts Say

    To Target Childhood Obesity, Start Even Younger, Experts Say
    Many efforts targeting obesity focus on school-aged children. But a growing body of research suggests that to have the biggest impact, the work needs to start with even younger children, and their mothers. “It is very difficult to reverse the...
  • Northampton Area School District doubles pre-kindergarten enrollment

    Northampton Area School District doubles pre-kindergarten enrollment
    Twice as many children as before are participating in the Northampton Area School District's pre-kindergarten program, and the numbers show it makes them better prepared in basic literacy skills than they otherwise would be. In her presentation on the...
  • Orange, Seminole schools approve 2014-15 budgets

    Orange, Seminole schools approve 2014-15 budgets
    Orange schools adopted a 2014-15 budget Tuesday that includes a new pre-kindergarten center, teacher training and several new initiatives funded by increasing revenues. But the extra cash could be short-lived. The budget includes the final year of...
  • 09/08: New businesses

    Occupational licenses issued recently by county and municipal governments in Central Florida; data collected by Market Force Corp. of Newtown Square, Pa. Lake Paramount Marketing, marketing, 40028 Pine Canal Trail, Lady Lake, 32159. Find Local...
  • Smiles, tears, excitement as kindergartners begin 'long journey'

    Smiles, tears, excitement as kindergartners begin 'long journey'
    The only people on the quiet Hawes Elementary School campus at 7:45 a.m. Wednesday were Principal Julie Jennings and her teachers, eagerly awaiting a flood of children and parents as the Huntington Beach campus opened a new school year. "Life's going to...
  • Malloy Gets Down On Hands And Knees With Pre-Schoolers

    Malloy Gets Down On Hands And Knees With Pre-Schoolers
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy got down on his hands and knees with a bunch of pre-schoolers in Hartford Thursday as he drove home his message about his initiative that added 1,020 pre-school slots this year. "I came by to say hello because we are celebrating...
  • Brown TV ad highlights pre-K, hits Hogan

    Brown TV ad highlights pre-K, hits Hogan
    Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown continued his attempt to draw contrast between himself and Republican nominee Larry Hogan Tuesday, releasing a television ad that highlights Brown's proposal to gradually expand the state's pre-kindergarten program to include...
  • LSSC offers wide variety of noncredit courses for you

    Lake-Sumter State College offers a variety of noncredit classes from retirement planning to dental assisting to conversational Spanish. Courses are offered at the Leesburg or Clermont campuses during the day and night. Fees range from $21 for computer...
  • READER SUBMITTED: South Windsor Haiti School, Inc. Partners With Evergreen Walk's Ten Thousand Villages

    South Windsor Haiti School, Inc. is teaming up with the Ten Thousand Villages store at Evergreen Walk in South Windsor, to help educate the children of Haiti. On Sunday Sept. 14 from 12-4 p.m., South Windsor Haiti School, Inc. will receive 15 percent...