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2009-12-21 08:00:00

Initiative to Help Youth Prepare for College Scores High in U.S. News & World Report List BOSTON, Dec.

2009-11-23 12:45:00

A new study has doubled previous estimates of time spent watching TV by children in home-based child care settings.

2009-11-03 10:40:00

According to research from the University of Gothenburg, a preschooler’s gender determines how he or she is treated and responded to in play and learning activities, and when the children’s possibilities become expanded, it is usually a result of the children’s and not the teachers’ initiative.

2009-10-16 09:36:00

RUGBY, England, October 16 /PRNewswire/ -- - Daisykins Day Nursery Rugby Childcare Comments Reviews Recommendation Feedback Marie-France - I was very keen to find a nursery close to the town centre and close to schools, and Daisykins fits this bill for me perfectly, but when I visited I was sold on the structure of the beautifully restored Victorian Houses and the friendliness of the staff.

2009-10-14 08:00:00

NEW YORK and MENLO PARK, Calif., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Low-income children were better prepared for success in kindergarten when their preschool teachers incorporated educational video and games from public media, according to a new study.

2009-08-10 05:45:00

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bridgepoint Education, Inc.

2009-08-04 07:00:00

BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- A consortium of adult-serving colleges and universities has launched a new initiative aimed at adult learners seeking better information in choosing an institution offering degrees through distance education.

2009-07-24 07:38:12

Dr Geoff Hayward from Oxford University funded by the Economic and Social Research Council, who led the research points out, a high proportion of those with combined academic and vocational qualifications gained their qualifications in state-school sixth forms and have importantly similar backgrounds to the traditional academic applicants.

Word of the Day
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.