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2011-03-08 09:59:00

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...

2011-03-04 12:36:00

PHILADELPHIA, March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In a country that has offered and supported free education to its entire population it seems criminal that such a huge number of citizens are functionally illiterate, with reports stating as many as 50 million adult Americans fit that category, costing businesses and taxpayers over two hundred billion dollars annually in both remedial education and losses due to crime. The National Reading Panel (NRP), following over two years of exhaustive...

2011-02-26 00:00:02

Education’s first classroom curriculum based on “augmented reality” technology attracted huge crowds at just-completed educational technology conferences in Florida and Texas.

2011-02-24 08:57:00

MEXICO CITY, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Department of Education of the Federal District has entered into a partnership with IBM aimed at advancing education in the capital and offering Mexico City's children a better future.

2011-02-16 17:14:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from Diana Mendley Rauner, President of the Ounce of Prevention Fund: "We applaud Gov. Quinn's proposal to restore funding to early childhood education.

2011-02-14 11:10:00

NOVI, Mich., Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Learning Care Group, Inc., the second largest early education and child care provider in the U.S., is excited to welcome families to its newly redesigned corporate website (www.learningcaregroup.com), as well as those for its five brands.

2011-02-14 08:34:17

Children who come from disadvantaged homes and have lower-quality childcare may have more social and emotional problems, according to new research.

2011-02-07 13:35:39

Researchers at the NYU Child Study Center demonstrated that a brief program for families of Pre-Kindergarten students attending schools in disadvantaged urban communities improved children's behavior at school.

2011-02-07 08:33:51

The Child-Parent Center (CPC) early education program is a large-scale, federally funded intervention providing services for disadvantaged 3- to 9-year-olds in Chicago.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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