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Preschools and Early Learning

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  • $1.6 million awarded in Palm Beach County to provide education to kids up to 3 years old

    $1.6 million awarded in Palm Beach County to provide education to kids up to 3 years old
    More young children in Palm Beach County's neediest neighborhoods are expected to get an educational 'head start' thanks to a White House grant. On Wednesday, the Early Learning Coalition of Palm Beach County was awarded $1.6 million to provide...
  • Around Town: Costa Mesa preschool raises $6,000

    Around Town: Costa Mesa preschool raises $6,000
    Little Lighthouse Preschool in Costa Mesa raised $6,000 last weekend through its annual holiday boutique to help update its playground equipment and fund its scholarship program for needy families. The school said about 400 people attended and more than...
  • Advocates for Quality Childcare Say Higher Wages Are Key

    Advocates for early childhood education had long taken a "more is better approach." But on Tuesday, several of those advocates said the focus needs to shift from more slots to higher-quality care. And one of the best indicator of quality, they say, is...
  • Hebrew school OK'd to expand

    Burbank resident Victoria Sabonjohn was nine months pregnant when she and her husband moved into a home near Jefferson Elementary School, about a mile from Burbank Temple Emanu El, which has a preschool. “We took time driving around the...
  • Pushing Academics On Preschoolers Doesn't Add Up

    Courtesy of my friend and parent coach Janet Carter ( http://www.ourchildishways.com ), comes an interesting story: The parents of a 4-year-old girl went to a preschool parent conference to learn from her teacher that she is having difficulty with...
  • ProJeCt receives funding for early childhood education programs, and other company news

    ProJeCt gets funding for early childhood education ProJeCt CEO Janice Komisor recently announced that Merchant's Bank presented a $1,000 donation to the Early Childhood Education program through Pennsylvania's Educational Improvement Tax Credit program....
  • Quality pre-K is key to school turnaround

    Quality pre-K is key to school turnaround
    As the idea of universal pre-K moved to center stage in election season this fall in Maryland and beyond, interest in high-quality pre-K as a school turnaround tool grew. At the center of the Obama administration's public school turnaround agenda is the...
  • Huntington Ingalls chief touts value of preschool

    Huntington Ingalls chief touts value of preschool
    For a guy who hires nuclear engineers, Mike Petters is really into preschool. At a recent speech in Richmond, the president and CEO of shipbuilding giant Huntington Ingalls Industries called for greater emphasis on preschool education in Virginia and...
  • David Armor: We don't know if preschool actually helps kids

    David Armor: We don't know if preschool actually helps kids
    In political campaigns around the country, at least one proposal enjoys bipartisan support: expanding early childhood education. In gubernatorial races in Florida, Texas, Alabama, Michigan and Georgia, the Democratic and Republican candidates support...
  • Crayola offers grants to local schools and other company news

    Crayola offers grants to local schools and other company news
    Crayola invites schools to apply for grants Crayola is inviting public and private schools in Lehigh and Northampton counties and Phillipsburg to submit requests for a 2015 Crayola Arts Education Grant online at CrayolaCares.com. The deadline is Nov....
  • 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...