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Preschools and Early Learning

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  • Fourteen Towns, Cities To Add Pre-school Slots As Part Of Smart Start

    Fourteen Towns, Cities To Add Pre-school Slots As Part Of Smart Start
    More than $3.5 million in state funding will be awarded to fourteen towns and cities across the state to expand the availability of high-quality preschool to 416 additional children.  The money will come from the Smart Start initiative, the first year...
  • We're No. ... 3?

    We're No. ... 3?
    It didn't mean a whole lot when Education Week said Maryland had the top public schools in the nation for five years in a row, and it doesn't mean much now that the newspaper says they're third-best. The practical upshot, if there is one, is that we won't...
  • Family Friendly: Plan for next year at Preschool and Daycare Fair

    Family Friendly: Plan for next year at Preschool and Daycare Fair
    You can do one-stop shopping for a preschool or daycare facility for your child at the Preschool & Daycare Fair, 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Jan. 24 at Fremont Public Library 1170 N. Midlothian Road, Mundelein. Representatives from 25 schools, including a...
  • SeaWorld renews free preschool pass

    SeaWorld renews free preschool pass
    Children age 5 and younger can get into SeaWorld Orlando for free with the theme park's Preschool Pass, which will be available through 2015. Guests must register online at SeaWorldOrlando.com. The Preschool Pass has no blackout dates, but it does not...
  • Other states outpacing Indiana in expansion of preschool funding

    Preschool matters. A National Research Council report says that until a child reaches kindergarten age, his or her learning development "proceeds at a pace exceeding that of any subsequent stage of life." The Perry Preschool Study in Michigan chronicled...
  • Manchester High Preschool Accepting Applications

    Manchester High Preschool Accepting Applications
    MANCHESTER — Manchester High School's preschool program is accepting applications for classes that begin on March 17. The program is embedded into several child development courses, preschool coordinator Melissa Doherty said. Students plan...
  • Farmington Collaborative Preschool Opens Registration

    FARMINGTON — The Farmington Collaborative Preschool is now accepting registration for the 2015-16 school year. The preschool is located at Noah Wallace Elementary School, Union Elementary School and Irving A. Robbins Middle School. This year, there...
  • Many California child-care centers have low measles vaccination rates

    Many California child-care centers have low measles vaccination rates
    John Leddy was all set to send his 2-year-old daughter Vanessa to the YWCA Family Cooperative Preschool in Santa Monica recently when he and his wife decided at the last minute to ask about its measles vaccination rate. They went onto the state's...
  • School District 41 could spend almost $30M on early education

    School District 41 could spend almost $30M on early education
    Offering full-day kindergarten for residents of School District 41 will require new construction with a cost between $15 million and $30 million. During a Jan. 26 meeting, Superintendent Paul Gordon and a team of architects presented the school board...
  • Michael A. MacDowell: Early childhood education in Pa. needs increased funding

    Michael A. MacDowell: Early childhood education in Pa. needs increased funding
    The 19th annual "Quality Counts" report in Education Week shows Pennsylvania was rated eighth for education among the nation's states. This is a significant accomplishment for which the state should be given justifiable credit. A closer examination of...
  • Student shows potential measles symptoms

    A child attending St. Mark's Preschool in Glendale showed mild symptoms that "are not yet confirmed as measles," said Susie Fowler Kenny, deacon and head of the school, on Friday. "Bloodwork has been done and we'll know the results of that bloodwork...