| Jan 15, 2015
| 3:18 PM
Paladin Academy is a K-12 private school for talented students with mild learning challenges. The program is accredited through the Southern Association of Colleges & Schools (SACS CASI), an accrediting division of AdvancED. ...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 1:42 PM
BJ's foundation awards grants
BJ's Charitable Foundation recently announced the donation of four grants totaling $20,500 to Pennsylvania nonprofits, including Community Action Committee of the Lehigh Valley and Lehigh Valley Children's Centers Inc....
| Jan 6, 2015
| 12:34 PM
Valley View School District 365U is set to nearly double the size of its early childhood education program this fall with funds from a four-year, $4 million federal grant.
District officials are formulating plans for the expanded program, including...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 3:05 PM
It's hard to imagine the story of Hanukkah being told more exuberantly or with more infectious zeal than what was rendered on the eve of the Jewish holiday in Skokie.
In the children's area at the rear of Barnes and Noble in Village Crossing, Zeesy...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 7:21 AM
President Barack Obama on Wednesday will announce more than $1 billion in public and private investments in preschool programs, a small step toward the kind of infusion the White House says is needed.
Fewer than a third of the country's 4-year-olds...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 12:29 PM
It was too cold to play outside Monday, but that didn’t stop students and teachers from Waubonsie Valley from having fun on the school’s new playground. Thanks to a grant from Lowe’s and the efforts of Waubonsie students, the Lil’...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 1:13 PM
Three months after Labor Day, La Grange Area Head Start is expected to finally open its doors for the 2014-15 academic year.
The federally funded early-childhood education program usually begins in September but months of negotiations between school...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 3:53 PM
After failing to agree on a contract with the nonprofit in charge of funding Head Start services in Cook County, La Grange Elementary School District 102 officials have decided not to run the early-childhood education program this year.
| Nov 26, 2014
| 7:20 AM
The children of the Clarendon Hills Park District’s Active Learners Preschool held two Thanksgiving feasts at the Community Center Nov. 24.
Boys and girls wore homemade Indian headbands and Pilgrim hats and took the time to give thanks for their...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 4:16 PM
Instruction at La Grange Area Head Start usually begins in September, but due to difficulties securing funding, dozens of low-income children have yet to attend any school this year.
The Community and Economic Development Association of Cook County, one...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 10:22 AM
For the preschool children who attend the Two Rivers Head Start program’s Valley View School in St. Charles, the only Christmas and birthday presents that many receive are based on donations made possible through the Humanitarian Service Project....