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Preschools and Early Learning

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  • New Britain Philanthropy Targets Early Education

    New Britain Philanthropy Targets Early Education
    NEW BRITAIN — Continuing its efforts to improve early childhood development in the city and three surrounding towns, the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain has awarded $30,000 in grants to specialized programs. The money is part of more...
  • Emanuel preschool plan could double cost, boost investor profits

     Emanuel preschool plan could double cost, boost investor profits
    A proposed expansion of a CPS preschool program drew praise from aldermen Monday for its aims but also was criticized because the city could end up paying investors in the program roughly double its $17 million cost. Chief Financial Officer Lois Scott...
  • Local church builds a reputation for its preschool

    Local church builds a reputation for its preschool
    A local church can be known for a lot of things – the spellbinding words of their pastor, a beautifully historic building, or for being a popular site for local weddings. At Winter Park Presbyterian Church, they take a great deal of pride in...
  • Glendale PTA: It's time for the Hoover High PTA Tour of Homes

    The office for the Early Education and Extended Learning Programs has moved to 520 E. Wilson Ave., Suite 215, in Glendale. It will be open today in the new location. The department provides high-quality preschool and before- and after-school care to the...
  • Preschool nutrition can be challenging

    Preschool nutrition can be challenging
    Preschool children, specifically ages 2 to 5, are notoriously picky eaters, and parents need to recognize that this is developmentally appropriate, although frustrating! Preschool is an appropriate time to begin teaching children the importance of...
  • Education: A Matter Of Choice, Technology

    Education: A Matter Of Choice, Technology
    What will Connecticut's public schools look like in decades to come? Everyone hopes, of course, for a brighter future, especially for struggling urban schools. Many, including Damaris Gonzalez, are not willing to wait. Like thousands of other parents,...
  • Childhood obesity declining in preschool-age kids

    Childhood obesity declining in preschool-age kids
    In the fight against childhood obesity, there is bad news and good. The percentage of children age 2 to 18 classified as obese based on their waist size held steady at nearly 18 percent from 2003 to 2012, researchers reported in a study that was...
  • Gilead Hill School unveils new preschool playground

    Staff Writer On Oct. 9, the Hebron Early Childhood Center at Gilead Hill School celebrated the long-awaited opening of the new courtyard playground at the school geared specificially toward preschool-aged children.  "The school readiness program, a...
  • Rejected by Ivy League kindergarten

    Rejected by Ivy League kindergarten
    My daughter was 6 months old when I first worried that I had already ruined her life. During a friend's wedding, another mother asked me where I had enrolled Siri for preschool. The question seemed absurd — school was at least two years away. But...
  • Getting ready for kindergarten

    Getting ready for kindergarten
    Schools across the country open their doors and welcome new and returning students year after year. The newest crop of kindergarteners will be among the fresh faces roaming the hallways and classrooms, and parents can take steps to make this transition go...
  • Emanuel to issue bond money to expand pre-K

    Emanuel to issue bond money to expand pre-K
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration plans to use an emerging form of financing, one that links payback to lenders on the success of the initiatives being funded, to expand early childhood education programs in Chicago. The mayor's office said Tuesday...