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Preschools and Early Learning

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  • READER SUBMITTED: Senator Bye, Rep. Fleischmann Honored as Children's Champions

    Two local legislators - Senator Beth Bye and Rep. Andrew Fleischmann - were recognized as Children's Champions on August 14 at the Elmwood Community Center in West Hartford. Throughout the summer, the Connecticut Early Childhood Alliance has recognized...
  • Pre-K doesn't help children learn [Letter]

    Pre-K doesn't help children learn [Letter]
    Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown says Larry Hogan doesn't care about children and that is why he is against Mr. Brown's pre-K plan for everyone in the state. But what Mr. Brown doesn't say is how he proposes to pay for this program. Various studies have...
  • Friends of the Libraries: The book on public health services

    Water, trash pickup and sewers are important functions of public health departments. Yet as long as water continues to run out of the tap when it is turned on, the trash is picked up on a regular basis and the sewers continue to work, sending that not-so-...
  • Doctor's weight-loss order pushed her into the pool; now she's a champ

    Doctor's weight-loss order pushed her into the pool; now she's a champ
    Her doctor's words shook her like an earthquake: "If you don't lose weight, you won't get to your 60th birthday." Vivian Stancil, a retired Long Beach schoolteacher, was 50. She stood 5 feet tall and weighed 319 pounds. "A bowling ball wouldn't even...
  • Orange, Seminole schools approve 2014-15 budgets

    Orange, Seminole schools approve 2014-15 budgets
    Orange schools adopted a 2014-15 budget Tuesday that includes a new pre-kindergarten center, teacher training and several new initiatives funded by increasing revenues. But the extra cash could be short-lived. The budget includes the final year of...
  • 09/08: New businesses

    Occupational licenses issued recently by county and municipal governments in Central Florida; data collected by Market Force Corp. of Newtown Square, Pa. Lake Paramount Marketing, marketing, 40028 Pine Canal Trail, Lady Lake, 32159. Find Local...
  • 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...
  • Brown TV ad highlights pre-K, hits Hogan

    Brown TV ad highlights pre-K, hits Hogan
    Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown continued his attempt to draw contrast between himself and Republican nominee Larry Hogan Tuesday, releasing a television ad that highlights Brown's proposal to gradually expand the state's pre-kindergarten program to include...
  • LSSC offers wide variety of noncredit courses for you

    Lake-Sumter State College offers a variety of noncredit classes from retirement planning to dental assisting to conversational Spanish. Courses are offered at the Leesburg or Clermont campuses during the day and night. Fees range from $21 for computer...
  • READER SUBMITTED: South Windsor Haiti School, Inc. Partners With Evergreen Walk's Ten Thousand Villages

    South Windsor Haiti School, Inc. is teaming up with the Ten Thousand Villages store at Evergreen Walk in South Windsor, to help educate the children of Haiti. On Sunday Sept. 14 from 12-4 p.m., South Windsor Haiti School, Inc. will receive 15 percent...