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Preschools and Early Learning

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  • 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...
  • New Britain Preschool Program Has Spaces Available

      NEW BRITAIN - The school system has announced that its preschool program still has several openings for the 2014-15 school year.  The district added 101 preschool slots through expansion of the state’s School Readiness program among priority...
  • Thrifty is nifty for kindergarten parents

    Your firstborn is moving up from day care to kindergarten. Congratulations on the milestone, and by the way, no more writing those hefty checks to the preschool every month. It's like getting a raise, right? Surprise, surprise. The euphoria over...
  • Kids and Money: Thrifty is nifty for kindergarten parents

    Your first-born is moving up from daycare to kindergarten. Congratulations on the milestone, and by the way, no more writing those hefty checks to the preschool every month. It's like getting a raise, right? Surprise, surprise. The euphoria over...
  • Rep. Tim Ackert recognized by CT Early Childhood Alliance

    The Connecticut Early Childhood Alliance is recognizing state legislators for making Connecticut's young children and their families a priority this session. Each year, the Alliance seeks nominees from its membership, taking into account active assistance...
  • Mom: Why are black preschool kids suspended?

    Mom: Why are black preschool kids suspended?
    OMAHA, Neb. — I received a call from my sons' school in March telling me that my oldest needed to be picked up early. He had been given a one-day suspension because he had thrown a chair. He did not hit anyone, but he could have, the school...
  • Private child-care providers see only small share of budget surplus

    Private child-care providers see only small share of budget surplus
    Marta Delgado has been up for hours cleaning, preparing meals and setting out books for the 6:30 a.m. arrival of her first families. As a day-care provider who watches a dozen children in her Long Beach home, Delgado's schedule is around the clock....
  • New York mayor says most new pre-kindergarten programs to open

    (Reuters) - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Wednesday most of the city's new pre-kindergarten programs, a new initiative that was a key platform in his successful 2013 campaign, would open this year. But nine programs will not open this year...
  • Smiles, tears, excitement as kindergartners begin 'long journey'

    Smiles, tears, excitement as kindergartners begin 'long journey'
    The only people on the quiet Hawes Elementary School campus at 7:45 a.m. Wednesday were Principal Julie Jennings and her teachers, eagerly awaiting a flood of children and parents as the Huntington Beach campus opened a new school year. "Life's going to...
  • Malloy Gets Down On Hands And Knees With Pre-Schoolers

    Malloy Gets Down On Hands And Knees With Pre-Schoolers
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy got down on his hands and knees with a bunch of pre-schoolers in Hartford Thursday as he drove home his message about his initiative that added 1,020 pre-school slots this year. "I came by to say hello because we are celebrating...
  • Preschool expanding at LaGrange's Sedgwick Park

    Preschool expanding at LaGrange's Sedgwick Park
    A La Grange Park District preschool program is adding classes at a building in Sedgwick Park this fall in an effort to meet growing demand, a Park District official said. Learning Ladders Preschool classes will be offered before and after school at a...