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  • The app says 'woof': Technology eases worries for pet owners

    The app says 'woof': Technology eases worries for pet owners
    Maureen Royer leaves her 13-year-old dog, Rubie, at home while she works every day, but she doesn't worry that the dog walker won't show up. Royer gets an email every time Rubie's dog walker arrives that tells her not only when the visit started, but...
  • Side by Side breakfast in Laurel celebrates growth, achievement

    Community members and education advocates filled Bethany Community Church on Saturday morning for the Laurel-based nonprofit Side by Side's fifth annual fundraiser breakfast and silent auction. Side by Side, launched in 2009 by former Laurel Leader...
  • Senate to consider changes to federal day care program

    Senate to consider changes to federal day care program
    Child care workers would undergo stiffer background checks and states would spend more to improve the quality of day care under a sweeping, bipartisan bill crafted by Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski that is set for a vote in the Senate as early as this week....
  • New York push to fund universal pre-K echoes moves in other states

    New York push to fund universal pre-K echoes moves in other states
    NEW YORK -- In case you’ve missed the intense politicking going on in New York, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio are locked in a battle over funding for pre-K education (among other things). Basically, De Blasio wants to...
  • Nickelodeon Orders 3 Live-Action Shows, 4 Preschool Series for 2014-2015

    Nickelodeon has unveiled a slew of new programming in advance of its upfront event Thursday evening at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall. The Viacom cabler has greenlit three live-action series, including a new entry from veteran hit...
  • Cullison trying to lead Manchester Valley to big things

    Cullison trying to lead Manchester Valley to big things
    Sarah Cullison started her sports career playing soccer and softball in the North Carroll Rec Council, but she liked the faster pace of soccer, so she soon switched from softball to lacrosse. Now, the senior is a top-notch defender for Manchester Valley&...
  • State kindergarten age requirements can be frustrating to parents

    State kindergarten age requirements can be frustrating to parents
    I've got a serious bone to pick with my native state, Florida. I'm convinced, you see, that the state Department of Education wants to sabotage my daughter's education and has a vendetta against my wallet.   Let me start from the beginning. My...
  • Crib toys, day care items can harbor strep bacteria for months

    Crib toys, day care items can harbor strep bacteria for months
    That Christmas crib toy you got junior? It might be just the thing to give him strep throat, according to a new study. The bacteria that cause strep throat may linger far longer on inanimate objects than previous lab tests suggested, according to...
  • 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...
  • Pre-K suspensions make no sense [Editorial]

    Pre-K suspensions make no sense  [Editorial]
    For years, the Maryland Department of Education has been urging the state's school systems to reduce the number of out-of-school suspensions teachers and principals use to discipline disruptive or troublesome students. Under new guidelines issued last...
  • 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...