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Preschools and Early Learning

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  • Brown questions Gansler's 'puzzling priorities' in mailer

    Brown questions Gansler's 'puzzling priorities' in mailer
    Democrat Anthony G. Brown's campaign for governor distributes a mailer to voters questioning opponent Douglas F. Gansler's "puzzling priorities." What the mailer says: It juxtaposes two issues that have surfaced in the June 24 Democratic primary. "Why...
  • Doctoral programs prepare teachers for leadership roles

    Doctoral programs prepare teachers for leadership roles
    Shawn L. Jackson has been a principal at Chicago Public School's Spencer Technology Academy for five years. He has some definite ideas about what makes a good school administrator. "Pursue this career for the right reason — and that is to be an...
  • Attitudes climbing back in working moms' favor: survey

    Attitudes climbing back in working moms' favor: survey
    We came a long way, baby. Then we stalled. Now we're picking up speed again. The General Social Survey, a sociological analysis of demographics and attitudes in the United States, has measured Americans' support for gender equity since 1977. Until the...
  • Pre-K programs help prepare next generation

    I read with interest Lee Butz's recent Your View ("Increased funding for preschool education a wise investment") about the impact that pre-kindergarten programs can have on young learners. As a retired rear admiral of the Coast Guard, I know firsthand...
  • Keeping the youngest students in school is the right policy [Letter]

    Keeping the youngest students in school is the right policy [Letter]
    I am pleased that Baltimore City schools CEO Gregory Thornton has issued a new policy directive at the start of his tenure requiring principals to consult with the central office before suspending pre-kindergarten and kindergarten students ("City seeks to...
  • Preschool eyes home next door, drawing concerns from neighbors

    The proposed expansion of a local preschool drew concerns from neighbors about traffic and noise at a Planning Board meeting on Monday, while school operators said they have outgrown their current facility. The Burbank Planning Board — which was...
  • Lesiones detalladas de niña en archivos de DCF meses antes de su muerte

    Lesiones detalladas de niña en archivos de DCF meses antes de su muerte
    La demanda de un padre por $25 millones contra el estado por la muerte a maltratos de su hija de 3 años en el 2011 establece la progresión de las lesiones reportadas al Departamento de Niños y Familias durante las semanas antes de que Athena Ángeles...
  • Kids count; so do parents [Editorial]

    Kids count; so do parents  [Editorial]
    The Baltimore-based Annie E. Casey Foundation is out with its 25th Kids Count data book, measuring the wellbeing of children nationwide across a variety of health, economic, educational and community measures. In some ways, kids are much better off than...
  • Male Teachers Needed In Primary Grades

    Often, when we think about the fields of elementary education, early childhood education, special education and even English, we tend to think about them as being female-dominated. Having a specific gender committed to these professions is wonderful,...
  • A Boy Grows Proud Of His African Name

    My most important childhood memories were starting preschool and being introduced to myself. At the time, I had been called Koby my whole life. The only time I've ever been called by my real name was when I had misbehaved and my mother would do like...
  • Keep them in class [Editorial]

    Keep them in class  [Editorial]
    It's heartening that Baltimore City's new schools CEO, Gregory Thornton, has made limiting the number of out-of-school suspensions for the system's youngest children a priority in his first weeks on the job. In doing so he has sent a strong signal to...