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Preschools and Early Learning

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  • Wheaton preschool to close after 62 years

     Wheaton preschool to close after 62 years
    A Catholic preschool in Wheaton that has been a playground for generations of toddlers will be closing its doors this month. The Loretto Early Childhood Center, which sits on a vast green campus tucked at the dead end of a residential street, is no...
  • Letter: On teachers unions and climate change

    Last week’s edition of the Valley Sun contained a letter from Deborah Kong, president of Early Edge California, strongly urging passage of Assembly Bill 1444 that would mandate preschool for all California children asserting, “we must do...
  • Letter: Act would threaten parents' rights

    The Strong Start for America's Children Act, SB 1697 will be using federal dollars to create universal preschool programs. In addition, money would be used to fund the “Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program,” which was...
  • Glenview may get new day care center

    Glenview may get new day care center
    Glenview parents may soon have another option when it comes to child care. Glenview officials are examining a proposal to build an 11,650-square-foot day care center in the southwestern part of town. The land, at 222 Greenwood Road, now has a...
  • Westmoor School to get millions in upgrades

    Westmoor School to get millions in upgrades
    Westmoor School in Northbrook is set to get about $9.8 million in improvements, upgrades that will include a new front entrance, extra classrooms and additional parking. Construction on the project, which is aimed at addressing safety and traffic issues...
  • Anthony Brown mailing to voters adopts critical tone

    Anthony Brown mailing to voters adopts critical tone
    Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown's campaign for governor has produced television ads to date providing autobiographical information and policy proposals – nothing that could be construed as "negative." A new mailing to voters adopts a different tone,...
  • California can afford preschool for all

    It is great that The Times recognizes the importance of high-quality early learning for low-income children. However, we disagree that a bill to provide just that to young Californians is "too ambitious." ("Steinberg's preschool bill: It's still too...
  • Sandra Fluke trying to ride spotlight into state Senate

    It is rare for state legislative candidates to get national media attention, but there was West Hollywood attorney Sandra Fluke on MSNBC the other day, talking about the challenges of being a woman running for the California Senate. It was one of...
  • Friends of the Libraries: Not your dad's library — but same benefits

    As more content is available on the Internet, many people think that the library is a relic of the past, a storehouse for books only. What they do not realize is that as the Web has evolved, so have libraries. And libraries combine the power of data...
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  • Letter: Teach children early and teach them well

    Re: “Op-ed: Preschool should remain out of public hands,” April 30. I think we can all agree we must do more and do better in serving our youngest learners, and that includes providing them with a strong educational foundation. All children...