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Preschools and Early Learning

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  • Michael A. MacDowell: Early childhood education in Pa. needs increased funding

    Michael A. MacDowell: Early childhood education in Pa. needs increased funding
    The 19th annual "Quality Counts" report in Education Week shows Pennsylvania was rated eighth for education among the nation's states. This is a significant accomplishment for which the state should be given justifiable credit. A closer examination of...
  • Obama to announce $1B in new grants to states for preschool

    Obama to announce $1B in new grants to states for preschool
    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...
  • Early education is a game changer

    Gov. Bruce Rauner has made some promising remarks about early-childhood education. He pledged to increase support so that more children from at-risk communities enter kindergarten ready to succeed, an issue important not only to educational success but...
  • Student shows potential measles symptoms

    A child attending St. Mark's Preschool in Glendale showed mild symptoms that "are not yet confirmed as measles," said Susie Fowler Kenny, deacon and head of the school, on Friday. "Bloodwork has been done and we'll know the results of that bloodwork...
  • Other states outpacing Indiana in expansion of preschool funding

    Preschool matters. A National Research Council report says that until a child reaches kindergarten age, his or her learning development "proceeds at a pace exceeding that of any subsequent stage of life." The Perry Preschool Study in Michigan chronicled...
  • Manchester High Preschool Accepting Applications

    Manchester High Preschool Accepting Applications
    MANCHESTER — Manchester High School's preschool program is accepting applications for classes that begin on March 17. The program is embedded into several child development courses, preschool coordinator Melissa Doherty said. Students plan...
  • Boy's illness confounds doctors

    Boy's illness confounds doctors
    Jason and Jasmine DeMatteis were desperate when they flew to Cincinnati in search of a diagnosis for their 18-month-old son, Jude. Because the Cincinnati Children's Hospital is out of their HMO health plan's network, the cost of Jude's work-up would...
  • Advocates see hope for more early-education funding in Florida

    Advocates see hope for more early-education funding in Florida
    TALLAHASSEE — Children's advocates in Florida are hoping that momentum for investment in early education at the national level will spark interest in changes to preschool funding and policy in the state as well. The week after Republicans swept...
  • PB receives $1.6 million for early Head Start

    The Early Learning Coalition of Palm Beach County received a $1.6 million federal grant on Wednesday for a new child care program at some of the county's neediest neighborhoods. The grant was announced at the White House Summit on Early Education, a...
  • $1.6 million awarded in Palm Beach County to provide education to kids up to 3 years old

    $1.6 million awarded in Palm Beach County to provide education to kids up to 3 years old
    More young children in Palm Beach County's neediest neighborhoods are expected to get an educational 'head start' thanks to a White House grant. On Wednesday, the Early Learning Coalition of Palm Beach County was awarded $1.6 million to provide...
  • Kids hear colorful story behind Hanukkah

    Kids hear colorful story behind Hanukkah
    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...