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Preschools and Early Learning

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  • Friends of the Libraries: Striving for a larger library in Costa Mesa

    The Costa Mesa Library Foundation is holding a fundraiser for a larger library in the city on May 17 at the Wyndham Hotel in Costa Mesa. If you have misplaced your invitation, or for some reason didn't receive one, you can visit http://www.cmlf....
  • Legoland Florida: Duplo Valley archway in place, Preschool Pass introduced

    Legoland Florida: Duplo Valley archway in place, Preschool Pass introduced
    Legoland Florida is making progress on its expansion of Duplo Valley and is introducing a new Preschool Pass tailored to the kids for whom the area is designed. The new Duplo Valley, scheduled to open May 23, will feature farm-themed attractions, an...
  • Medical marijuana sales get first look in La Grange

     Medical marijuana sales get first look in La Grange
    La Grange planners are taking a first look at where to allow medical marijuana shops in the village. State restrictions on where distribution centers may be located make most of La Grange out-of-bounds, Assistant Community Development Department...
  • California should give all kids the pre-K advantage

    California should give all kids the pre-K advantage
    "Early education is our No. 1 priority." That's the 2014 message from California Democrats. Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg introduced the Kindergarten Readiness Act (SB 837) on Jan. 6, and Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez included an...
  • Beyond early childhood education

    The most encouraging part of Gov. Pat Quinn’s State of the State address was his call for increased investment in early childhood education.  Through the “Birth to Five” initiative, the Governor committed to increasing access to...
  • Flu Shots Keep Kids Out Of Hospitals

    Flu Shots Keep Kids Out Of Hospitals
    Flu vaccines work. They keep children out of hospitals. Parents who resist vaccinating their children should read a report by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that showed vaccinations reduced hospitalizations. (The report is at...
  • The Valley Line: NCL introduces and honors debutantes; Hillsides' Celebration of Art gala

    The Valley Line: NCL introduces and honors debutantes; Hillsides' Celebration of Art gala
    The first weekend of spring just whizzed by. With the heavy early morning cloud cover, the weather people commented that we were experiencing either June gloom or May gray. Absolutely nobody mentioned April showers. Our parched earth would have welcomed...
  • The app says 'woof': Technology eases worries for pet owners

    The app says 'woof': Technology eases worries for pet owners
    Maureen Royer leaves her 13-year-old dog, Rubie, at home while she works every day, but she doesn't worry that the dog walker won't show up. Royer gets an email every time Rubie's dog walker arrives that tells her not only when the visit started, but...
  • Florida's pre-K program helps prepare kids for kindergarten, annual state report shows

    Florida's pre-K program helps prepare kids for kindergarten, annual state report shows
    Florida youngsters who took part in the state's pre-kindergarten program were more likely to be ready for kindergarten than those who did not, according to annual data on kindergarten "readiness" released today. The state uses that data -- based on...
  • Nickelodeon Orders 3 Live-Action Shows, 4 Preschool Series for 2014-2015

    Nickelodeon has unveiled a slew of new programming in advance of its upfront event Thursday evening at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall. The Viacom cabler has greenlit three live-action series, including a new entry from veteran hit...
  • Palm Beach County considers adding new children's department

    Palm Beach County considers adding new children's department
    Palm Beach County is considering creating a new county department intended to consolidate efforts to help local children. The new Children and Youth Services Department would take a host of children’s programs spread among other branches of county...