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Preschools and Early Learning

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  • Can't Support Petitioning For Pelto

    Can't Support Petitioning For Pelto
    I am an advocate for access to the election ballot. I was a plaintiff in a federal court case where one of the issues was easier access to public financing for third-party candidates. But, I would never sign a petition for someone to get on the ballot...
  • Relocation of special-needs program irks parents

    On a typical school day, Asher Windberry struts like a rock star into the main office at Mariners Elementary School. Donning his trucker hat and favorite pair of neon shades, he smiles, raising his hand to high-five school staff as he makes his way, mom...
  • More research is needed on the Common Core standards [Letter]

    More research is needed on the Common Core standards [Letter]
    As a long-time educator, I recognize the need for the Common Core State standards and strongly support them. However, as the standards have been rolled out in the public schools, some major concerns have been raised ("In defense of Common Core," June 27)....
  • 'Sesame Street,' 'Ellen DeGeneres' Lead Daytime Emmy Creative Arts Winners (FULL LIST)

    "Sesame Street" and "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" led the field on Friday in the Creative Arts portion of the 41st annual Daytime Emmy Awards. The PBS mainstay (pictured) grabbed six awards during the presentation of craft and technical awards at the Westin...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Williams, Flexer honored by CT Early Childhood Alliance

    The Connecticut Early Childhood Alliance is recognizing 25 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...