| Nov 27, 2014
ProJeCt gets funding for early childhood education
ProJeCt CEO Janice Komisor recently announced that Merchant's Bank presented a $1,000 donation to the Early Childhood Education program through Pennsylvania's Educational Improvement Tax Credit program....
| Dec 1, 2014
| 8:11 AM
As the idea of universal pre-K moved to center stage in election season this fall in Maryland and beyond, interest in high-quality pre-K as a school turnaround tool grew.
At the center of the Obama administration's public school turnaround agenda is the...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 10:44 AM
GLOUCESTER – Over 9 percent of Gloucester's nearly 37,000 residents live below the poverty level, according to the U.S. Census.
Even more live at or slightly above that level, said Bill Fulton, a volunteer with the Samaritan Group.
| Oct 21, 2014
| 1:00 PM
For a guy who hires nuclear engineers, Mike Petters is really into preschool.
At a recent speech in Richmond, the president and CEO of shipbuilding giant Huntington Ingalls Industries called for greater emphasis on preschool education in Virginia and...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 8:49 AM
In political campaigns around the country, at least one proposal enjoys bipartisan support: expanding early childhood education. In gubernatorial races in Florida, Texas, Alabama, Michigan and Georgia, the Democratic and Republican candidates support...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 4:00 AM
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...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 4:16 PM
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...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 2:22 PM
Windermere Union Church preschool will be selling pumpkins Tuesday, Oct. 21, to Friday, Oct. 31, from 3 p.m.-7 p.m. to raise money for the school
The church is located at 10710 Park Ridge-Gotha Road, Windermere.
A wide variety of sizes and prices...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 3:00 AM
What will Connecticut's public schools look like in decades to come? Everyone hopes, of course, for a brighter future, especially for struggling urban schools. Many, including Damaris Gonzalez, are not willing to wait.
Like thousands of other parents,...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 11:46 AM
In the fight against childhood obesity, there is bad news and good.
The percentage of children age 2 to 18 classified as obese based on their waist size held steady at nearly 18 percent from 2003 to 2012, researchers reported in a study that was...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 8:43 AM
On Oct. 9, the Hebron Early Childhood Center at Gilead Hill School celebrated the long-awaited opening of the new courtyard playground at the school geared specificially toward preschool-aged children. "The school readiness program, a...