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Preschools and Early Learning

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  • Dora the Explorer is growing up and getting a spinoff series

    Dora the Explorer is growing up and getting a spinoff series
    Dora Marquez, as the pint-sized global superstar herself might say, has gotten muy grande. The beloved cartoon character first walked her tiny feet into the hearts of children 14 years ago with the premiere of "Dora the Explorer" as part of Nickelodeon'...
  • Forest Hill Nursery School makes a 'Discovery'

    Forest Hill Nursery School, a hidden gem in Harford County since 1972, is adding a "Discovery Program," designed to help ease the transition for 2-year-olds (and their parents) before embarking on a 3-year-old preschool program. Children and parents...
  • Colchester schools embrace new theme of community engagement

    Engagement is the theme for the new academic year, according to Colchester Superintendent of Schools Jeffry P. Mathieu. The theme is meant to encourage the schools to work together as a community among students, parents, staff and townspeople. After a...
  • Burbank preschool expansion denied due to potential neighborhood impacts

    The Planning Board on Monday denied the proposed expansion of a local preschool in a residential neighborhood, which had drawn concerns from neighbors about traffic and noise. Burbank Temple Emanu El, a preschool and religious education center located...
  • Emanuel blames economy for low poll numbers

    Emanuel blames economy for low poll numbers
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel today suggested that the sharp dissatisfaction Chicago voters showed toward him in a new Chicago Tribune poll is tied to a sluggish economy, making no mention of his controversial decision to close dozens of schools or the city’...
  • Giving residents a little boost

    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. "That means...
  • Bolton Church looking for crafters for September fair

    BOLTON - St. George's Episcopal Church is inviting crafters to rent a booth at the church's 39th annual Craft and Harvest Fair. The event will be held on Saturday, Sept. 27, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Parish Hall and on the church grounds at 1150 Boston...
  • Head Start registration for 2014-15 school year

    MANCHESTER - The Manchester Board of Education Head Start Program is currently enrolling children born in 2010 and January, February and March of 2011. Head Start is a federally funded, town-supported, child development program. Head Start provides:...
  • Tolland Cooperative Preschool now enrolling

    ELLINGTON - Tolland Cooperative Preschool located at 45 Tolland Green is now enrolling for our Pre-K program for the fall 2014 school year. Open to children from Tolland and surrounding communities, this class is designed to meet the needs of children who...
  • Sara Schastok, Evanston Community Foundation CEO

    Sara Schastok, Evanston Community Foundation CEO
    Sara Schastok took the scenic route to Evanston, starting from her rural Michigan roots, to India and then various U.S. college campuses before landing in Evanston in 1983. As president and CEO of the Evanston Community Foundation, Schastok oversees a...
  • L.A. literacy program unites families, boosts kids' reading skills

    L.A. literacy program unites families, boosts kids' reading skills
    It's bath, book and bed for 5-year-old Nathan Flores. No TV. His parents learned the importance of routine and reading when they began taking him to a local family literacy program two years ago. Now, a sibling is on the way. Leslie Flores, Nathan's...