| Sep 3, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Kane County religious leaders say they can no longer count on a full house at every worship service.
So, in an effort to draw younger members to their flock, some churches and synagogues have begun incorporating into their messages unconventional places...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 10:45 AM
Northbrook's Little Ones Preschool is planning a move later this year to a new space at a local synagogue after operating on the North Northfield United Methodist Church's grounds for more than 40 years.
The non-denominational school is scheduled to...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 11:12 PM
Kindergarten and preschool teachers are invited to a party at Northern State University sponsored by the school's chapter of the Association for the Education of Young Children.
The Welcome Back party is 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday on the upper floor...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 5:08 PM
I watched my baby officially become a little boy this week. He was excited, I was excited: first day of kindergarten.
This is big boy stuff, I told him. No potty talk allowed and the teacher expects you to listen. And Mommy and Daddy definitely don't...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 4:22 PM
The first day of kindergarten is often an exciting time, but it can also be stressful on kids and parents. The Pennsylvania Psychological Association has some tips to make the transition easy, and they start with parents setting the right atmosphere....
| Aug 28, 2013
| 9:39 AM
It seems these past few weeks that everywhere on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter the kids are heading back to school. Small people, medium-sized middle-schoolers and even a few college kids.
Which means about half of the mommy population is giddy and...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 3:58 PM
Back to school means back to the bus stop for thousands of Michiana kids.
But the first few days have gotten off to a rocky start with many parents reporting bus stop delays and lots of bus route confusion.
We are getting reports of Penn-Harris...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 8:15 PM
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration announced Monday that about 5,600 low-income California children would be shut out of federally funded Head Start preschool programs because of Washington budget gridlock.
But the announcement bewildered state...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 4:54 PM
Here are some of the things happening this week in Washington County Public Schools:
Boonsboro Elementary — Back-to-school night, 5:30 p.m. for kindergarten to grade two; 6:30 p.m. for grades three to five
Boonsboro Middle —...
| Aug 18, 2013
EUSTIS — Amber Higbie, 5, was anxious about starting kindergarten, but she quickly settled in after meeting kindergarten teacher Tammy Keen and the classroom mascot — a black and white guinea pig named "Ted."
Amber's mom, Gabrielle Smith,...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 3:50 AM
A chant resembling a rally at a college stadium rang from a first-grade classroom at the Baltimore charter school KIPP Harmony Academy. "M-A-R-Y-L-A-N-D," the children sang, pumping their fists. "Maryland will win!"
This week's activity helped...