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2013-01-15 23:01:02

With this acquisition, Childcare Network will be the largest provider of child care and Georgia Pre-K in the state with 69 schools and 149 Georgia Pre-K classrooms. Columbus, GA (PRWEB) January 15, 2013 Childcare Network, a leading provider of early care, preschool, and school-aged programs, announced the acquisition of 22 child care centers from Children´s Friend effective December 28, 2012. The acquired centers are located throughout Georgia including metro Atlanta and the cities of...

2013-01-14 23:00:57

Educational First Steps is a North Texas non-profit dedicated to improving the quality and availability of early childhood education for economically disadvantaged children. After months of program development and testing, EFS has launched Four Steps to Excellence 2.0, a refined, streamlined and more accountable approach to assisting early learning centers along the path to educational excellence marked by national accreditation. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) January 14, 2013 For the past 23 years,...

2012-12-13 05:01:02

Pyxwise Software is pleased to announce the launch of Simplex Spelling Phonics - Advanced Phonograms, their newest educational app for iOS devices. With the addition of Advanced Phonograms, Simplex Spelling now applies a combination of phonics lessons, Pyxwise´s unique “reverse phonics” approach, and contextually relevant spelling rules to words that are difficult to spell such as multi-syllable words and words of foreign origin. To celebrate the launch, the developer is...

2012-12-11 05:01:13

California´s preschools face a number of challenges in implementing a high quality math curriculum, according to an EdSource report released today, titled Math in a Child´s World: Policy and Practical Challenges for Preschool Mathematics. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) December 10, 2012 California´s preschools face a number of challenges in implementing a high quality math curriculum, according to an EdSource report released today, titled Math in a Child´s World: Policy and...

2012-10-09 10:36:04

By the time our children reach kindergarten their learning and developmental patterns are already taking shape, as is a trajectory for their future health. Now, for the first time, scientists have amassed a large collection of research that looks "under the skin", to examine how and why experiences interact with biology starting before birth to affect a life course. Biological Embedding of Early Social Adversity: From Fruit Flies to Kindergartners, a special volume published in the...


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