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Preschools and Early Learning

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  • Orlando Science Center and Dr. Phillips Center work to Wow kids

    Orlando Science Center and Dr. Phillips Center work to Wow kids
    One of the central missions of the Orlando Science Center, JoAnn Newman noted, is to develop within young people a passion for science – how it can be fun, exciting, and something they look forward to. What that also accomplishes, she added, is...
  • Open House For Preschool Program At Manchester High School

    MANCHESTER — An open house is slated for Sept. 10 for parents interested in registering their children in a preschool program based at Manchester High School. The program, for children ages 3-5 who are fully toilet trained, runs every Tuesday,...
  • LAUSD early childhood education gets funding boost

    The Los Angeles Unified Board of Education passed a resolution Tuesday to increase funding by millions of dollars for the district's early education program. The resolution, which passed in a 6-1 vote, is intended to eventually restore funding over the...
  • How do I know if my child is ready for kindergarten?

    How do I know if my child is ready for kindergarten?
    Q: My child is beginning kindergarten this year, but I am having second thoughts about his readiness. I want him to be successful in school and I am not sure what to do. How can I tell if he is ready? A: Kindergarten readiness is not just about...
  • Friends of the Libraries: Books and more for sale

    It is book sale time again. Really great books appealing to all ages and interests are being offered for sale, as well as 33 rpm records, CDs, VHS tapes, and DVDs. The event is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 6, with prices ranging from 50 cents to $1 for...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Sanchez Honored as Children's Champion

    Rep. Bobby Sanchez of New Britain was honored as a Children's Champion on Friday, August 15, at the New Britain YWCA at Franklin Square. The honor comes from the Connecticut Early Childhood Alliance, a statewide advocacy organization working to ensure...
  • Nova High School moves forward with single-gender initiative

    For the third year, Nova High School in Davie has provided its ninth-graders and tenth-graders taking certain core subjects the option to be in an all-girl, all-boy or co-gender class. Nova is among six Broward County Public Schools—two high,...
  • Broward teachers disciplined for drug, alcohol, anger issues

    Broward teachers disciplined for drug, alcohol, anger issues
    One teacher allegedly pushed a pre-kindergarten student. Another is accused of showing up at school intoxicated multiple times. Another couldn't show up for school at all because she was in jail. They were three of four Broward County teachers...
  • Brown questions Gansler's 'puzzling priorities' in mailer

    Brown questions Gansler's 'puzzling priorities' in mailer
    Democrat Anthony G. Brown's campaign for governor distributes a mailer to voters questioning opponent Douglas F. Gansler's "puzzling priorities." What the mailer says: It juxtaposes two issues that have surfaced in the June 24 Democratic primary. "Why...
  • Doctoral programs prepare teachers for leadership roles

    Doctoral programs prepare teachers for leadership roles
    Shawn L. Jackson has been a principal at Chicago Public School's Spencer Technology Academy for five years. He has some definite ideas about what makes a good school administrator. "Pursue this career for the right reason — and that is to be an...
  • More education funding in Illinois will be spent on ages 0-3

    More education funding in Illinois will be spent on ages 0-3
    More Illinois early education funding will be funneled to programs for children ages 3 and younger under a bill Gov. Pat Quinn will sign this morning. House Bill 4440 increases the percentage of Early Childhood Education Block Grant program funds that...