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Preschools and Early Learning

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  • New math preschool series debuts on PBS39

     
    PBS KIDS’ newest animated preschool series that teaches preschoolers math PEG + CAT premieres todat at 10 a.m. on PBS39. The show follows the spirited Peg and her sidekick, Cat, as they embark on adventures, solve problems and learn foundational.......
  • Poverty and public schools

    Poverty and public schools
    A study by the Southern Education Foundation reported an astonishing statistic last week: Nearly half — 48 percent — of the 50 million public school students in the U.S. now live in poverty. Moreover, since 2000, poor children have become...
  • I Don't Know If I'm Cut Out For Kindergarten

    I Don't Know If I'm Cut Out For Kindergarten
    Monday was the first day of kindergarten for my 5-year-old, and the thrill of excitement was matched only by the autumn chill in the air. Kids of all ages, many with backpacks larger than their small bodies, swarmed outside the school, buzzing with...
  • Homeless children face a raft of problems at school

     Homeless children face a raft of problems at school
    The homeless families speaking out against the Baltimore school system with claims that children "have been denied transportation to school and been stigmatized because they couldn't afford field trips and uniforms" are finally getting some attention, but...
  • Catherine Hart, nursery director

    Catherine Hart, nursery director
    Catherine Hart is a children's advocate. In a society that is often ill-equipped to listen to their needs, youngsters "can get lost in the shuffle," Hart says. "I try to be a voice for all my kids," says Hart, 63, an early childhood educator and...
  • Preschool nutrition can be challenging

    Preschool children, specifically the 2- to 5-year-old set, 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...
  • BBC's 'Wolfblood' Leads BAFTA Kids' Awards Noms

    The BBC's supernatural drama "Wolfblood" leads the race for the British Academy of Film and Television Arts' Children's Awards with four nods. The kids' kudofest, which honors the best in children's media, will be held on Nov. 24 at the Hilton, Park...
  • OrchKids lifts children up musically and academically

    OrchKids lifts children up musically and academically
    The sound of 150 children playing instruments — the violin, the trumpet, the oboe, the harp — spills out of every classroom, remarkably transforming an elementary school in a raggedy neighborhood of West Baltimore into a music conservatory....
  • Early education programs are vital to America's national security [Letter]

    Early education programs are vital to America's national security [Letter]
    James Campbell's recent commentary on pre-K education aptly described the impact of quality preschool programs on academic achievement ("Early learning programs are crucial," Dec. 3). As a retired U.S. Air Force lieutenant general, I believe it is...
  • Math from an early age [Editorial]

    Math from an early age  [Editorial]
    By the time many kids get to second grade they're already wondering whether they'll ever be "good at math." Yet researchers at the University of Michigan say all kids understand a lot more math than adults usually give them credit for. Last week they...
  • Hollifield Station Elementary takes active approach to fundraising

    Hollifield Station Elementary takes active approach to fundraising
    By the dozens, Hollifield Station Elementary students darted along a pair of 1/16th-mile ovals on the school's lower field, high-fiving teachers with each completed lap. Along the periphery stood parents and members of the school's PTA, all agreeing...