| May 20, 2015
| 7:51 AM
VERNON - Applications are available for the 2015-2016 Rockville High Preschool Program for Vernon and nearby community residents. The program meets on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday mornings (9:30-11:30 a.m.), November through May....
| May 19, 2015
| 5:43 PM
While noting that shuffling students around at the over-crowded Tyler Heights Elementary School isn't ideal, the superintendent Tuesday night offered a plan that will leave just third grade and classes such as art and music in portable units.
| May 19, 2015
| 11:53 AM
Rep Bobby Scott, D-Newport News, is teaming up with Republican Congressman Richard Hanna of New York to propose a new federal-state partnership to expand access to preschool.
Their bill would fund preschool for four-year-old children whose families earn...
| May 16, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Baltimore is under a microscope. Our beautiful but scarred city has made national headlines for all the wrong reasons. I reject the notion that Baltimore has "passed the point of no return" ("Baltimore had a lot of warning about issues surrounding Freddie...
| May 15, 2015
| 9:48 AM
Her staff had led her to believe that she was in for one of the more vexing mornings of her career.
But when she walked into the gymnasium of the school she presides over, Christine Adler discovered that she was in for one of the highlights of her...
| May 14, 2015
| 12:39 PM
They were just babies — 4-pounders — five years ago. Now they're kids, full-fledged. Their legs are long. Their feet smell at the end of the day. One of them can even pick a crab, rather skillfully, with minimal help from me.
How did this...
| May 14, 2015
| 7:41 AM
Preschoolers looked up shyly from their tables as they put away papers and paints from an art project at Ideal Elementary School in Countryside.
But the children's faces lit up as they spotted their sixth-grade reading buddies enter the bilingual...
| May 13, 2015
| 9:00 AM
The traumatic events that unfolded in Baltimore last week left us with numerous images that will shape how we remember, feel and continue to process this ordeal. These images involved primarily adults, young adults and teenagers. Not caught in most of the...
| May 7, 2015
| 8:08 AM
Students at The Goddard School in Hanover did the kinds of things they normally would due during recess on April 22. They pretended to be horses, they soared with outstretched arms, they played follow the leader.
And they raised money for the American...
| May 8, 2015
| 10:08 AM
Children released more than 18,000 ladybugs outside Discovery Preschool Center at Coconut Creek.
Students were given small containers of live ladybugs and instructed to set them free in the center's gardens and playground.
Director Deborah Pavur...
| May 6, 2015
| 11:40 AM
One La Grange school district has run out of room to house the Head Start preschool program, but a neighboring district to the south is reserving space and counting on the program to give young students an academic boost.
The La Grange Elementary...