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Preschools and Early Learning

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  • Windsor Gets $3.3M, 10-Year Grant For Preschool Programming

    WINDSOR — The town has been awarded $3.3 million in state funding over the next 10 years to expand pre-school programming. The money would cover most of the cost of four additional classrooms of 15 students each for 10 years, but the school system,...
  • State Consolidates, Elevates Early Childhood Services

    State Consolidates, Elevates Early Childhood Services
    HARTFORD — It might seem like low-hanging fruit, this idea of taking nine programs scattered over five departments and braiding them into a single agency focused on early childhood education, safety and family skills in Connecticut. But it didn't...
  • Reduce, revamp VPK testing to better fit pre-kindergarten

    Reduce, revamp VPK testing to better fit pre-kindergarten
    The State Board of Education, the governor and the Legislature have an opportunity to right a wrong with Florida's Voluntary Pre-kindergarten program. This program provides all 4-year-olds with 540 hours of pre-school before kindergarten for the school-...
  • Michael A. MacDowell: Early childhood education in Pa. needs increased funding

    Michael A. MacDowell: Early childhood education in Pa. needs increased funding
    The 19th annual "Quality Counts" report in Education Week shows Pennsylvania was rated eighth for education among the nation's states. This is a significant accomplishment for which the state should be given justifiable credit. A closer examination of...
  • School District 41 could spend almost $30M on early education

    School District 41 could spend almost $30M on early education
    Offering full-day kindergarten for residents of School District 41 will require new construction with a cost between $15 million and $30 million. During a Jan. 26 meeting, Superintendent Paul Gordon and a team of architects presented the school board...
  • Many California child-care centers have low measles vaccination rates

    Many California child-care centers have low measles vaccination rates
    John Leddy was all set to send his 2-year-old daughter Vanessa to the YWCA Family Cooperative Preschool in Santa Monica recently when he and his wife decided at the last minute to ask about its measles vaccination rate. They went onto the state's...
  • Student shows potential measles symptoms

    A child attending St. Mark's Preschool in Glendale showed mild symptoms that "are not yet confirmed as measles," said Susie Fowler Kenny, deacon and head of the school, on Friday. "Bloodwork has been done and we'll know the results of that bloodwork...
  • Private School Listings

    TRI-COUNTY Paladin Academy Paladin Academy is a K-12 private school for talented students with mild learning challenges. The program is accredited through the Southern Association of Colleges & Schools (SACS CASI), an accrediting division of AdvancED. ...
  • BJ's foundation awards grants, and other company news

    BJ's foundation awards grants BJ's Charitable Foundation recently announced the donation of four grants totaling $20,500 to Pennsylvania nonprofits, including Community Action Committee of the Lehigh Valley and Lehigh Valley Children's Centers Inc....
  • SeaWorld renews free preschool pass

    SeaWorld renews free preschool pass
    Children age 5 and younger can get into SeaWorld Orlando for free with the theme park's Preschool Pass, which will be available through 2015. Guests must register online at SeaWorldOrlando.com. The Preschool Pass has no blackout dates, but it does not...
  • Maryland slips from first to third in national education ranking

    Maryland slips from first to third in national education ranking
    Maryland fell from its perch as the No. 1 state in public education on Thursday, but the shove came from a change in the ranking criteria, not from any slide in performance. Education Week, the national newspaper that ranks state education systems based...