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Preschools and Early Learning

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  • Democrats in Legislature want to expand early childhood education

    SACRAMENTO -- Democrats in the state Senate want to use an upcoming jump in education funding to make transitional kindergarten available to every 4-year-old in California. The proposed investment in early childhood education, which would total nearly...
  • Holiday for others is chance for Jewish Federation of Howard County to reach out

    Holiday for others is chance for Jewish Federation of Howard County to reach out
    On a date marked on many calendars as a holiday celebration with family and friends, members of the Jewish Federation of Howard County followed suit — sort of — on Dec. 25 by making the day a festival of community service. Some 250 people...
  • State kindergarten age requirements can be frustrating to parents

    State kindergarten age requirements can be frustrating to parents
    I've got a serious bone to pick with my native state, Florida. I'm convinced, you see, that the state Department of Education wants to sabotage my daughter's education and has a vendetta against my wallet.   Let me start from the beginning. My...
  • Crib toys, day care items can harbor strep bacteria for months

    Crib toys, day care items can harbor strep bacteria for months
    That Christmas crib toy you got junior? It might be just the thing to give him strep throat, according to a new study. The bacteria that cause strep throat may linger far longer on inanimate objects than previous lab tests suggested, according to...
  • Preschool proposal is a win for Maryland families [Commentary]

    Preschool proposal is a win for Maryland families [Commentary]
    As the football coach at the University of Maryland, College Park, I consider myself fortunate to have players who have the academic foundation to be successful in college. I am not alone. College coaches nationwide have a vested interest in expanding the...
  • Business profile: Rover's Place

    Business profile: Rover's Place
    Name: Ray Schuler Age: 42 Hometown: Chicago Name and location of business: Rover's Place, Highland Park Describe what you do: We are a doggy day care, boarding, grooming and training facility. What sets you apart from similar businesses?: We...
  • Business profile: Naperville's Happy Times Preschool

    Business profile: Naperville's Happy Times Preschool
    Name of owners: Sandra Owen-Garcia and Elizabeth Owen-Linahon Ages: 37 and 33 Hometown: St. Charles Name of business: Happy Times Preschool Describe what you do/sell/serve: We are a family-owned and -run private preschool serving families with...
  • Math from an early age [Editorial]

    Math from an early age  [Editorial]
    By the time many kids get to second grade they're already wondering whether they'll ever be "good at math." Yet researchers at the University of Michigan say all kids understand a lot more math than adults usually give them credit for. Last week they...
  • At this Pasadena club, moms learn English along with kids

    For Maricela Ruiz, a trip to the store to pick up a few groceries or to her daughter’s school felt nearly impossible. “I’d go home crying,” said Ruiz, 37. She couldn’t speak English, and after a few failed attempts at...
  • Smart Preschool Strategy Needed

    Smart Preschool Strategy Needed
    My mother was a preschool teacher. I sent my three kids to preschool. Preschool just seems like one of those obviously right things to do. Except that one preschool isn't the same as another and Connecticut, which has been pouring millions of dollars...
  • Busch Gardens will continue two-park preschool pass in 2014

    Busch Gardens will continue two-park preschool pass in 2014
    Busch Gardens will continue its two-park Preschool Pass during the 2014 season. Children ages 3 to 5 can get unlimited free admission to both Busch Gardens Williamsburg and Water Country USA through Sept. 1. To take advantage of the deal, you must...