| Mar 2, 2015
| 9:38 AM
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...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 1:04 PM
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...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 1:08 PM
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...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 7:20 AM
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...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 12:51 PM
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...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 1:22 PM
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...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 7:37 AM
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...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 5:23 PM
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...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 10:20 AM
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...
| Jan 31, 2015
| 11:47 AM
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...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 4:44 PM
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...