Latest Early childhood education Stories
Retired PA generals cite poor educational achievement as a threat to national security, say cuts to pre-k programs in Pittsburgh could worsen problem PITTSBURGH, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Military service is out of reach for the vast majority of young adults in Pittsburgh, according to a new report released today by MISSION: READINESS, a national security nonprofit group composed of more than 200 retired generals and admirals, including ten from Pennsylvania.
LOS ANGELES, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mother's Day marks the 5th birthday of BabyFirstTV, the global TV network designed for babies and parents.
DULUTH, Ga., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI), a nationally accredited and IACET approved distance training institution dedicated exclusively to the child care industry, offers new users the trial course CCEI330: Books and Beyond: Language Development in Young Children at no cost for the month of May, in honor of Get Caught Reading Month and National Children's Book Week. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101207/MM13548LOGO ) The development of...
More than 600 law enforcement leaders sign letter supporting early care and education, proven way to reduce crime and lower prison costs WASHINGTON, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 600 police chiefs, sheriffs, prosecutors and other law enforcement leaders in all 50 states delivered a letter to Congress, urging them to reject proposed cuts to early care and education programs as they continue intense negotiations over the federal budget.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Gymboree Corporation today announced it will hold a conference call and webcast to review fourth quarter and fiscal 2010 financial results. The call will be held on Wednesday, April 27, 2011, at 1:00 p.m. Pacific/4:00 p.m. Eastern.
Valley Forge Educational Services (http://www.vfes.net), a leading expert in educational solutions for young children, adolescents and pre-21 adults, announced today improved research-based early learning programs and a new website for parents of children with developmental and learning challenges.
Recent studies show that students who are not prepared for kindergarten can cost states millions of dollars.
MIAMI, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A Manhattan mom is suing her 4-year-old daughter's New York preschool, claiming that the school didn't deliver on its promise to prepare her daughter for testing that would set the girl on a course for the Ivy League.
WASHINGTON, and NEW YORK, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With Hispanics comprising more than twenty percent of the public school population, the White House is focusing on Hispanics, declaring that, "to meet national goals for improving academic achievement, success of the Hispanic community is key." To explore the state of Hispanic education and bring this message to Spanish speaking America, the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics is partnering with Spanish...
Survey spotlights need for quality family services for military households with young children WASHINGTON, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Military parents with young children report that the need for early care and education services, including child care, parenting classes and high-quality pre-kindergarten, tops their list of day-to-day needs, according to a new study by Pre-K Now, a campaign of the Pew Center on the States. The study, entitled "On the Home Front: Early Care and...
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