Latest Kindergarten Stories

2008-09-10 21:00:21

By ISOLDE RAFTERY Somewhere, Tod and Maxine McClaskey are smiling. In a week, Washington State University Vancouver will break ground to expand its Child Development Program, thanks to a $1.5 million gift from their foundation.

2008-09-09 15:00:34

By Alisha A Pina After missing several days of class because there was no room, ten children begin school in the place of others who never showed up.

2008-09-05 09:00:30

Above, kindergarten teacher Darlene Gonzalves talks to students and parents at a new South Side charter school, Math & Science Success Academy.

2008-09-05 03:00:23

By Caroline An -- Photo Gallery: McKinley School kindergartens first day PASADENA - With crossing guards positioned on corners and banners welcoming in the new school year, nearly 20,000 students in the Pasadena Unified School District headed back to classes Thursday.

2008-09-04 18:00:27

By Dr Jean Holbrook; San Mateo County Superintendent of Schools AT A RECENT commencement ceremony in Redwood City, I looked out at the eager young graduates in bright blue caps and gowns and knew they were ready for the next big step this fall -- kindergarten.

2008-09-04 09:00:38

By Parent to Parent: Betxy Flagler Question:It's not my child who is anxious about going to kindergarten: It's me. Some of my friends feel the same way. How do we avoid having our children pick up on our anxiety? - A mother in Atlanta Answer:Don't let your child see that lump in your throat.

2008-09-03 18:00:32

By Richard C Dujardin; Kristen Geremia NORTH PROVIDENCE -- Teachers and youngsters settled into their new surroundings yesterday as the School Department rolled out its first full-day kindergarten program in its six elementary schools.

2008-09-03 18:00:32

By ALISHA A PINA EAST PROVIDENCE -- Not every local elementary school-bound child will start today. Six kindergartners will stay at home for the first couple of days of school because the district does not have enough room.

2008-09-03 00:00:20

By Joe Surkiewicz Since 1975, federal law dictates that when making placement decisions about children with disabilities, educators need to look first at the school the child would attend if he or she didn't have a disability.

2008-09-01 18:00:22

By Richard Locker NASHVILLE - National education groups have given Tennessee's pre- kindergarten program high grades since it began nearly a decade ago - but two new studies present somewhat contrasting reviews of the program that has been a top priority of Gov. Phil Bredesen.

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