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Preschools and Early Learning

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  • 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...
  • Emanuel to issue bond money to expand pre-K

    Emanuel to issue bond money to expand pre-K
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration plans to use an emerging form of financing, one that links payback to lenders on the success of the initiatives being funded, to expand early childhood education programs in Chicago. The mayor's office said Tuesday...
  • Enfield Church Celebrates 50 Years

     Enfield Church Celebrates 50 Years
    As the Enfield American Baptist Church celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, founding members are taking the opportunity to recall the past. The very first meetings of the church were held in 1964 in the 37 School St. home of founding member Don...
  • Preschool's new program welcomes infants

    Preschool's new program welcomes infants
    The Wiston Family Torah Tots Preschool at Temple Torah in Boynton Beach has launched an additional program for its long-time community preschool. For the first time, day care will now be available for infants 18 months and older. The new program is called...
  • Commentary: Cities should support early childhood education

    Re. "The Crowd: Spreading awareness of children's needs," (Sept. 18): When I read the story about National Child Awareness Month, I saw the potential for organizations like its sponsor, the Festival of Children Foundation, to be leaders in helping...
  • Portable lights OKd for Kaiser Elementary

    Despite neighborhood opposition, temporary lights will illuminate the field behind Kaiser Elementary in Costa Mesa beginning this month. The city Parks and Recreation Commission voted unanimously during a special meeting Tuesday to place six portable...
  • EHHS nursery school provides practical childcare and teaching experience

    There's a decades-old program at East Hartford High School that benefits both teenagers and toddlers in town. East Hartford High's nursery school program offers children ages 3 through 5 a safe, nurturing environment in which to learn social skills...
  • Children's Services Council leads local literacy initiative

    The Children's Services Council of Broward County is joining hands with many community partners, including the school district, for arguably the largest ever literacy event in the county. On Oct. 21, more than 700 adult volunteers, including...
  • Good schools deserve investment [Commentary]

    Good schools deserve investment [Commentary]
    This weekend over 700 people were scheduled to attend our 6th annual Archdiocese of Baltimore Gala to raise money for students who otherwise could not afford to attend a Catholic school in the Archdiocese. Since its inception, the gala has raised more...
  • Preschool nutrition can be challenging

    Preschool nutrition can be challenging
    Preschool children, specifically ages 2 to 5, are notoriously picky eaters, and parents need to recognize that this is developmentally appropriate, although frustrating! Preschool is an appropriate time to begin teaching children the importance of...
  • 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...