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Preschools and Early Learning

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  • Promises, promises

    Promises, promises
    When Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown stood before a room full of community development activists on Monday, he ticked off a list of promises of what he would do if he's elected governor this fall, as did the candidates who appeared before and after him. But...
  • Speech pathologist joins District 36 as administrator

     Speech pathologist joins District 36 as administrator
    The incoming director of student services at Winnetka Public Schools District 36 said she'll bring previous experience in special education and blended early childhood education programs at other districts to the job she starts May 27. The school...
  • Reminder: Redeem Busch Gardens Preschool Passes by May 31

    Reminder: Redeem Busch Gardens Preschool Passes by May 31
    A friendly reminder: Busch Gardens Preschool Passes must be redeemed at the park by Saturday, May 31.  Busch Gardens is continuing its two-park Preschool Pass during the 2014 season. Children ages 3 to 5 can get unlimited free admission to both ...
  • Letter: Act would threaten parents' rights

    The Strong Start for America's Children Act, SB 1697 will be using federal dollars to create universal preschool programs. In addition, money would be used to fund the “Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program,” which was...
  • Wheaton preschool to close after 62 years

     Wheaton preschool to close after 62 years
    A Catholic preschool in Wheaton that has been a playground for generations of toddlers will be closing its doors this month. The Loretto Early Childhood Center, which sits on a vast green campus tucked at the dead end of a residential street, is no...
  • Letter: On teachers unions and climate change

    Last week’s edition of the Valley Sun contained a letter from Deborah Kong, president of Early Edge California, strongly urging passage of Assembly Bill 1444 that would mandate preschool for all California children asserting, “we must do...
  • Glenview may get new day care center

    Glenview may get new day care center
    Glenview parents may soon have another option when it comes to child care. Glenview officials are examining a proposal to build an 11,650-square-foot day care center in the southwestern part of town. The land, at 222 Greenwood Road, now has a...
  • Letter: Teach children early and teach them well

    Re: “Op-ed: Preschool should remain out of public hands,” April 30. I think we can all agree we must do more and do better in serving our youngest learners, and that includes providing them with a strong educational foundation. All children...
  • Burbank preschool's closure is the end of an era

    Burbank preschool's closure is the end of an era
    Burbank preschool teacher Connie Pereida turned on the lights at Killgore Kiddie Kamp and a couple dozen children woke up ready to sing songs, eat snacks and play in the sandbox before the end of the school day. It would be one of the last times the...
  • Westmoor School to get millions in upgrades

    Westmoor School to get millions in upgrades
    Westmoor School in Northbrook is set to get about $9.8 million in improvements, upgrades that will include a new front entrance, extra classrooms and additional parking. Construction on the project, which is aimed at addressing safety and traffic issues...
  • New Brown ad highlights pre-K proposal

    New Brown ad highlights pre-K proposal
    Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown released the sixth television ad of his campaign for governor on Tuesday. Like the previous spot, it prominently notes the Democrat’s proposals for expanding educational opportunities -– an issue he clearly believes...