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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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
To: STATE EDITORS Contact: Michael Race of the Pennsylvania Department of Education, +1-717-783-9802 HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct.
By Fiona MacLeod NURSERY school in Scotland has traditionally been seen as time for fun, before the real hard work starts. However, a growing emphasis on early years has opened up the question of what constitutes early years education.
When he was chairman of the Richmond School Board, Mark Emblidge visited kindergarten classrooms and heard teachers express a common concern over and over again, he recalled.
By FEA, Sue in Queenstown A NEW childcare centre planned for Arrowtown might ease the backlog of more than 100 Arrowtown children waiting for a spot in child learning and care centres.
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