| Mar 4, 2015
| 12:11 PM
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,...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 4:52 PM
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...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 9:00 PM
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-...
| Jan 31, 2015
| 11:47 AM
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...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 10:20 AM
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...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 5:23 PM
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...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 4:44 PM
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...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 3:18 PM
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. ...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 1:42 PM
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....
| Jan 6, 2015
| 7:20 AM
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...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 9:45 PM
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...