| Jun 26, 2014
Toward the end of the school year, we're really looking forward to those long, lazy days of summer. But perhaps all too soon you'll realize you should have planned something to keep the kids, and yourself, from going crazy. No worries. There are still...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 7:56 AM
Killingly will have an additional 35 pre-kindergarten slots for the start of the 2014-2015 academic year, thanks to the state's School Readiness Program. The program provides high quality preschool opportunities to 3- and 4-year-olds in Priority and...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 9:58 PM
Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown claimed victory in the Democratic nomination for governor Tuesday after early returns suggested a landslide win.
"It's about where we're going. It's about what next," Brown said in a victory speech as he led with three times as...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 2:15 PM
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...
| May 10, 2014
| 5:11 AM
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.
| May 1, 2014
| 12:48 PM
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...
| May 18, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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...
| May 26, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Neophyte restaurateurs Beverly Kim and Johnny Clark ran through calculations on their Excel spreadsheet, something they've done plenty in the last year. They knew early on that the margin of error at their new Avondale restaurant, Parachute, was thin....
| May 9, 2014
| 3:03 PM
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...
| May 21, 2014
| 9:02 AM
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 ...
| May 21, 2014
| 1:53 PM
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...