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2008-11-11 15:00:17

A national panel of state education leaders is unveiling a set of policy recommendations for middle grade reforms to better prepare students for high school success.

2008-11-06 11:17:49

Tonight, Knowledge Universe, the nation's leading provider of early childhood education and care, will honor its 2008 Early Childhood Educator Award winners during a special reception at the 2008 annual National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) international conference.

2008-11-06 09:00:32

Classes for some 50,000 students at Toronto's York University were canceled Thursday as faculty workers went on strike over wage issues.

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2008-11-05 09:15:00

Fifteen recent college graduates dedicated to making a difference in the lives of young children have been accepted into the 2008-2010 class of Pearson Teacher Fellows, working with Jumpstart, a national nonprofit organization, to teach preschool in low-income communities across America.

2008-10-10 12:00:32

Two recent stories reflected a dilemma over early childhood education. One article showed that the number of Kansas students enrolled in full-day kindergarten nearly tripled in the past 10 years as legislators pumped money into public education.

2008-10-09 12:00:33

Tuition increases for Canadian undergraduate university students in 2008 were 3.6 percent higher than last year, Statistics Canada reported Thursday. Full-time undergraduate students paid an average of $4,724 in tuition and fees this year, up from $4,558 a year ago.

2008-10-09 00:00:34

By stacey becker It was a simple enough idea for a complicated discussion.More than 60 citizens gathered at The Forum Tuesday night to discuss in an organized fashion the current status and potential future of early childhood education in the district.Nancy Bradley, director of elementary education and staff development, spoke to the diverse crowd before they were divided into groups."You're about important things tonight," she said.The Community Open Forum on Early Childhood Education was...

2008-10-08 12:00:30

DAYTON, Ohio, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Published annually, this book features analyses of the previous year's federal and state court decisions affecting private and public K-12 schools and higher education.

2008-10-08 03:00:22

By Delbanco, Andrew Can the Humanities Survive? Reading Anthony Kronman's Education's End: Why Our Coueges and Uni' versities Have Given Vp on the Meaning of Life (Yale University Press, $17, 320 pp.) reminded me of some advice I once got from a colleague.

2008-10-06 15:00:32

By SHARON KILEY MACK; OF THE NEWS STAFF PITTSFIELD - Starting next fall, any school district that voluntarily holds a pre-kindergarten program for 4-year-olds must provide transportation to and from school for those children, even if their parents choose not to have them ride.


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