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Preschools and Early Learning

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  • Windham-Mansfield edition community news

    Call for art and craft submissions CANTERBURY - A call for artists has been issued for the fifth annual Fine Art and Craft Exhibit and Sale at the Finnish American Heritage Society. The event will be held at the Finnish Hall, 76 N. Canterbury Road,...
  • Oak Lawn-Hometown District 123 expands preschool program

    Oak Lawn-Hometown District 123 expands preschool program
    After being forced to turn away students and place them on a waiting list in February, Oak Lawn-Hometown School District 123 will expand its tuition-based preschool program for the 2015-16 academic year. The preschool, housed at the district's Kolmar...
  • Sunshine preschoolers seek winter refuge in igloo

    Sunshine preschoolers seek winter refuge in igloo
    Two preschool teachers decided to play up this winter's arctic blast by creating a life-size igloo project, inspired by a picture that they saw on Pinterest. Fran Zera and Sharon Whitehead, of the Northbrook Park District's Sunshine Preschool at the...
  • Preschools a microcosm of debate on measles vaccinations

    Preschools a microcosm of debate on measles vaccinations
    For 19 years, the director of the Laguna Parent Participation Preschool has worked alongside mothers and fathers to decide such questions as what children should eat during snack breaks and what type of field trips they should take. But when the current...
  • Fourteen Towns, Cities To Add Pre-school Slots As Part Of Smart Start

    Fourteen Towns, Cities To Add Pre-school Slots As Part Of Smart Start
    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...
  • Comaraderie drives results at Community Services for Children

    Comaraderie drives results at Community Services for Children
    For nearly 35 years, Community Services for Children has given underprivileged preschoolers a Head Start and employees a leg up. Head Start, CSC's best-known service, gives 3- to 5-year-olds the tools they need to start school. Similarly, at CSC,...
  • Stepping stones to success: WHRO educational efforts support success in school, life

    Recent headlines have drawn attention to the significant impact pre-school education has on the future of our children. Early childhood education has proven to be the most critical foundation for future success in school and in life. By providing very...
  • West Hartford Receives State Preschool Grant

    West Hartford Receives State Preschool Grant
    WEST HARTFORD — The town has been awarded nearly $300,000 in state funds to create 60 new preschool slots starting in 2016. The $293,350 grant is part of more than $3.5 million in state funding announced Tuesday, which will expand preschool to...
  • Local legislators applaud grant for East Hartford pre-school funding

    State representatives Jason Rojas (D-9), Henry Genga (D-10) and Jeff Currey (D-11) recently applauded the governor's announcement of a $300,000 state grant proposal for East Hartford that will help expand the availability of high-quality preschool for...
  • Windsor Gets $3.3M, 10-Year Grant For Preschool Programming

    WINDSOR — The town has been awarded $3.3 million in state funding over the next 10 years to expand pre-school programming. The money would cover most of the cost of four additional classrooms of 15 students each for 10 years, but the school system,...
  • Many California child-care centers have low measles vaccination rates

    Many California child-care centers have low measles vaccination rates
    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...