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  • Early education is a game changer

    Gov. Bruce Rauner has made some promising remarks about early-childhood education. He pledged to increase support so that more children from at-risk communities enter kindergarten ready to succeed, an issue important not only to educational success but also the economic vitality of people and communities.
  • Oral health project for kids launched

    Oral health project for kids launched
    The Florida Department of Health is launching a new oral health screening project in 48 Head Start centers in 29 counties, including Orange and Osceola. "Early dental care keeps children healthy, and this collaborative project helps to reach more...

    Town and school officials hosting public comment sessions about school safety, security guards

    Beverly Pajor said she feels that her children are safer at school now that there is an armed security officer stationed there. "I feel a lot more confident knowing someone is there to keep them safe," she said. "It's just another part of school...

    Enfield Officials, Unsure If School Security Program Should Continue, Seek Resident Feedback

    Enfield Officials, Unsure If School Security Program Should Continue, Seek Resident Feedback
    ENFIELD – Town and school officials will host a series of public meetings in February to allow residents to offer feedback on the presence of armed guards at every town school. The school security program is slated to end this June, as per the...

    In new role, Sen. Patty Murray is eager to push Obama's spending plans

    WASHINGTON As a former preschool teacher, Democratic Sen. Patty Murray is none too pleased with her state's performance when it comes to educating 4-year-olds. With only 8 percent of them enrolled, Washington state ranked 32nd in preschool access,...