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2014-03-05 16:28:35

$11.5 million federal i3 grant brings UPSTART to Utah's rural areas SALT LAKE CITY, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eighteen rural Utah school districts have signed on to participate in an $11.5 million federal grant award to expand UPSTART, Waterford Institute's free, in-home preschool program, to their regions. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131107/LA12431LOGO Waterford Institute, a Sandy, Utah-based research and education technology nonprofit, has signed a memorandum of...

2014-02-12 23:02:02

Trusted Publishers for Parents and Kids Team Up to Develop Tool for Kindergarten Preparation Boston, Mass. (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 It’s kindergarten registration time -- an important time for parents of preschoolers, as they are faced with determining whether their child is ready for this big step. Now parents can get the help they need with that decision with the new Kindergarten Readiness app for iPad® and iPhone®. Developed by the parenting experts at FamilyEducation and...

2013-12-17 23:28:03

Miss Humblebee’s Academy online kindergarten preparatory program adds a Flipped Learning model to its already complete program, to help get kids ready for kindergarten and beyond. West Lafayette, IN (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 In addition to providing a fully interactive curriculum, Miss Humblebee’s Academy online kindergarten preparatory program adds a Flipped Learning model to its already complete program, to help get kids ready for kindergarten and beyond. Miss Humblebee’s Academy...

2013-12-02 12:21:26

DETROIT, Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The General Motors Foundation is making a quality preschool education possible for 256 children in Detroit's most challenged neighborhoods through a $500,000 grant in support of the Education Achievement Authority (EAA) of Michigan. "Early education is a critical factor in the long-term success of our children. This very generous gift from the GM Foundation will make a huge difference in the lives of our children, and we are very grateful for...

2013-11-21 23:26:33

Saint Thomas ELC, an early learning center in College Station, recently gained a new online resource that was created by the associates of AgniTEK. College Station, TX (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 AgniTEK, a nationally-recognized company for their expertise in helping organizations leverage technology to improve businesses, is pleased to announce the launch of a new website for Saint Thomas ELC at http://www.stthomaselc.org. The new website was designed and created by AgniTEK associates and...

2013-11-20 23:19:47

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Asia-Pacific Pre-Primary Education and Childcare Industry Outlook to 2017- India and China to Lead Growth. London (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The report titled “Asia-Pacific Pre-Primary Education and Childcare Industry Outlook to 2017- India and China to Lead Growth” presents a comprehensive analysis of the industry covering aspects including market size in terms of enrollments and establishments. The report...

2013-11-07 08:37:38

-- Free At-Home Preschool Accepting Applications for 2014 program -- SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Waterford Institute's UPSTART free at-home preschool program is now accepting 2014 pre-registrations for children entering kindergarten in 2015. Parents with preschool age children are encouraged to pre-register immediately. Funded by Utah Legislature, UPSTART provides each preschooler with the finest at-home education through software, hardware and program...

2013-08-21 04:21:24

BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- About four million U.S. children will start kindergarten this fall. We know that learning begins long before children start school. What else do we know about these youngsters? (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130821/DC66936) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130722/MM50271LOGO) Child Trends, a nonprofit, nonpartisan research center on issues pertaining to children and youth, examined a range of available statistics...

2013-08-06 08:41:07

State selects the Phonological Awareness Literacy Screening (PALS) for all children in grades preK-2 CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Aug. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CaseNEX, LLC is proud to announce that the Phonological Awareness Literacy Screening (PALS) has expanded to two additional grade levels in Wisconsin. This new statewide contract builds on the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction's decision last year to choose PALS as the state's reading screener for kindergarten students based...

2013-07-24 23:20:46

New product aims to fulfill the need for high-quality early learning programs to prepare children for kindergarten and is being made available to consumers and school districts for the first time. Herndon, VA (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 Industry leader K12 Inc. [NYSE: LRN], is fulfilling the need for high-quality early learning programs through the release of a product aimed at preparing children for kindergarten: EmbarK12 TM Comprehensive. The innovative, research-based, award-winning...