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By Special to Banner, The Duncan Banner, Okla. Aug. 3--On Aug. 14, Duncan Elementary Schools will open their doors to parents and students alike as part of a new tradition shared by thousands of schools across America.
By Mark Agee, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Texas Aug. 3--More special-education students will have the opportunity to go to mainstream preschools after a pilot program last year that officials say was a success.
By Carole Brand, The Enterprise Ledger, Ala. Aug. 2--Coffee County Schools kindergartners received an advanced opportunity to meet teachers, school staff and principals in the annual Jumpstart program designed for students starting school.
By Campbell, Carole S KINDERGARTEN COUNTDOWN! By Educational Productions, Inc. (2007). (For home use only) www. kindergartencountdown. com 18 minutes; $19.99 Kindergarten Countdown! is a DVD designed for parents and their kindergarten-age children to view and discuss together.
By McEntire, Nancy Cesarone, Bernard DOES PREKINDERGARTEN IMPROVE SCHOOL PREPARATION AND PERFORMANCE? Katherine A. Magnuson, Christopher Ruhm, & Jane Waldfogel. Economics of Education Review, Vol. 26, No. 1 (February 2007): 33-51.
By McEntire, Nancy Cesarone, Bernard The National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER) http:/ /nieer.org NIEER supports early childhood education initiatives by providing objective, nonpartisan information based on research related to education for 3- and 4-year-olds.
By Marilyn Brown, Tampa Tribune, Fla. Aug. 1--Florida's voluntary prekindergarten program begins its fourth year in 2008-09. It operates as a taxpayer-funded voucher program for 4-year-olds and is mostly in private and faith-based schools.
By Meadows, Robyn Hundreds of 3- and 4-year-olds in Pennsylvania sit on a waiting list to attend free preschool.
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By Laura Collins, The Herald-Sun, Durham, N.C. Jul. 31--DURHAM -- If the lights aren't working in the restroom, it must be because of a monster. At least that's the conclusion a group of future Durham Public Schools students arrived at during their playtime Wednesday at E.K. Powe.
- One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.