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Preschools and Early Learning

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  • Reminder: Redeem Busch Gardens Preschool Passes by May 31

    Reminder: Redeem Busch Gardens Preschool Passes by May 31
    A friendly reminder: Busch Gardens Preschool Passes must be redeemed at the park by Saturday, May 31.  Busch Gardens is continuing its two-park Preschool Pass during the 2014 season. Children ages 3 to 5 can get unlimited free admission to both ...
  • 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: 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...
  • City Head Start program to go full time for all, send more kids to public pre-K

    City Head Start program to go full time for all, send more kids to public pre-K
    Changes to Baltimore's Head Start this fall will provide longer days and an extended school year for hundreds of children in its care, a move intended to help low-income parents free up time for work and boost the youngsters' development. Under a...
  • Speech pathologist joins District 36 as administrator

     Speech pathologist joins District 36 as administrator
    The incoming director of student services at Winnetka Public Schools District 36 said she'll bring previous experience in special education and blended early childhood education programs at other districts to the job she starts May 27. The school...
  • Wheaton preschool to close after 62 years

     Wheaton preschool to close after 62 years
    A Catholic preschool in Wheaton that has been a playground for generations of toddlers will be closing its doors this month. The Loretto Early Childhood Center, which sits on a vast green campus tucked at the dead end of a residential street, is no...
  • 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,...
  • Sandra Fluke trying to ride spotlight into state Senate

    It is rare for state legislative candidates to get national media attention, but there was West Hollywood attorney Sandra Fluke on MSNBC the other day, talking about the challenges of being a woman running for the California Senate. It was one of...
  • Friends of the Libraries: Not your dad's library — but same benefits

    As more content is available on the Internet, many people think that the library is a relic of the past, a storehouse for books only. What they do not realize is that as the Web has evolved, so have libraries. And libraries combine the power of data...
  • Gov. Brown, legislators negotiating budget help for preschoolers

    Gov. Brown, legislators negotiating budget help for preschoolers
    With only a few days left before the deadline, Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders are negotiating a budget that would expand preschool opportunities for poor children and tap an environmental fund to help pay for the state's beleaguered bullet train...
  • Killingly Awarded 35 Pre-K Slots

    Killingly Awarded 35 Pre-K Slots
    Killingly will have an additional 35 pre-kindergarten slots for the start of the 2014-2015 academic year, thanks to the state's School Readiness Program. The program provides high quality preschool opportunities to 3- and 4-year-olds in Priority and...