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2008-10-08 21:00:23

By Sue Ter Maat smaat@@dailyherald.com Prospect Heights Elementary District 23 will try a full-day kindergarten pilot program next school year for at-risk students.

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.

2008-10-01 06:00:43

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.

2008-10-01 03:00:22

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.

2008-09-29 21:00:27

By Raina Hanna Jodi Yelverton considers her students her greatest accomplishments. They are proof of her teaching philosophy. "All children can learn. No matter if they have special needs or what level they are at, they all can learn," Yelverton said.

2008-09-22 12:00:31

By Barbara Hollingsworth By Barbara Hollingsworth THE CAPITAL-JOURNAL Karen Larson sets one group of 5- and 6-year-olds loose with paint and glitter while students in four other centers get down to business. There is no way Larson could have run her classroom like this last year.

2008-09-19 15:00:00

By Nancy Hull Suzy Linebarger walked up the stairs with a 3-year-old girl. "One, two, three," Ms. Linebarger counted with each step. Ms. Linebarger, a parent educator with St. Joseph's Parents as Teachers, was walking with the girl during a preschool screening last month at the Keatley Center. Ms.

2008-09-17 21:00:21

By Karen Robinson The Frontier School District's prekindergarten classes are earning high praise, but some are wondering about the equity of it all. Not all 4-year-olds in the district can be accepted into the program because of funding restrictions.

2008-09-17 12:00:27

U.S. college enrollment rose by 17 percent to 17.1 million undergraduates and 3.4 million graduate students from 2000 to 2006, statistics show. The statistics, released Wednesday by the U.S.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.