Latest Kindergarten Stories

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.

2008-09-17 09:00:47

Enrollment in two- and four-year colleges and universities in the U.S. reached 20.5 million in 2006, up 3 million since 2000. This included 17.1 million undergraduates and 3.4 million students in graduate or professional schools. These statistics are from the U.S.

2008-09-16 21:00:25

By Susan Sarkauskas ssarkauskas@@dailyherald.com Arrive at school. Take off your mittens, hat, jacket, boots and snow pants and put them away. Listen to the teacher read a story. Practice your phonics. Learn how to hold your pencil. Learn to write a story with the rest of your group.

2008-09-16 03:00:24

By Hickman, Gregory P Bartholomew, Mitchell; Mathwig, Jennifer; Heinrich, Randy S ABSTRACT. The authors examined the developmental pathways between high school graduates and dropouts. The authors obtained official school data via a random sample of 119 students enrolled across 4 cohorts.

2008-09-15 15:00:28

By TOM KERTSCHER Germantown -- The School Board has taken the rare step of eliminating full-day kindergarten -- which is offered at all but a handful of school districts in Wisconsin -- as it prepares for the second time this year to present voters with a referendum for a new elementary school.

2008-09-15 12:00:27

By Barbara Hollingsworth By Barbara Hollingsworth THE CAPITAL-JOURNAL Jessica James' house looks every bit like a preschool. Her family room is painted bright yellow and filled with blocks and other toys, while her dining room is dark green with murals of prowling jungle animals.

2008-09-13 03:00:25

By Warash, Bobbie Curtis, Reagan; Hursh, Dan; Tucci, Vicci Abstract. We focus on integrating developmentally appropriate practices, the project approach of Reggio Emilia, and a behavior analytic model to support a quality preschool environment.

2008-09-13 03:00:25

By Harlin, Rebecca P This issue features seven articles that consider children's learning in different contexts by presenting the attributes that support or interfere with their success.

2008-09-12 21:00:23

By Sue Ter Maat smaat@@dailyherald.com The Prospect Heights School District 23 full-day kindergarten committee told the school board on Wednesday it's recommending two classes of full-day kindergarten for what the committee called at- risk kids.

Word of the Day
  • Emitting flashes of light; glittering.
The word 'coruscant' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to flash' or 'to sparkle'.