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Preschools and Early Learning

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  • School Support Vital For Foster Care Youths

    Children and youths in foster care often struggle in school because of the challenges they face in their home lives, and are deprived of academic opportunity by virtue of their state involvement. Two bills currently being considered by the General...
  • Opening a restaurant, taking a leap

    Opening a restaurant, taking a leap
    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....
  • In suburbia, a growing education in poverty

    From its distinguished alumni — CEOs, well-known authors, professional actors — to its enviable test scores and championship sports teams, the Parkland School District glows with an aura of affluence and privilege. But amid its McMansions,...
  • Early childhood education services expanded in D200

    Early childhood education services expanded in D200
    Early childhood education providers are hopeful that more local children will be better prepared for kindergarten as efforts make headway in the Wheaton Warrenville area. A year after a partnership began among local agencies to align their goals and...
  • Letter: Act would threaten parents' rights

    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...
  • Letter: Teach children early and teach them well

    Re: “Op-ed: Preschool should remain out of public hands,” April 30. I think we can all agree we must do more and do better in serving our youngest learners, and that includes providing them with a strong educational foundation. All children...
  • Burbank preschool's closure is the end of an era

    Burbank preschool's closure is the end of an era
    Burbank preschool teacher Connie Pereida turned on the lights at Killgore Kiddie Kamp and a couple dozen children woke up ready to sing songs, eat snacks and play in the sandbox before the end of the school day. It would be one of the last times the...
  • Glenview may get new day care center

    Glenview may get new day care center
    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...
  • Letter: On teachers unions and climate change

    Last week’s edition of the Valley Sun contained a letter from Deborah Kong, president of Early Edge California, strongly urging passage of Assembly Bill 1444 that would mandate preschool for all California children asserting, “we must do...
  • Anthony Brown mailing to voters adopts critical tone

    Anthony Brown mailing to voters adopts critical tone
    Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown's campaign for governor has produced television ads to date providing autobiographical information and policy proposals – nothing that could be construed as "negative." A new mailing to voters adopts a different tone,...
  • To achieve the American dream, mind the opportunity gap

    Ever since the financial crash of 2008, we've been having an anxious national debate about the growing income gap. What does it mean for American society when most workers' wages are flat and almost all economic gains flow to the top 1% — or to...