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2008-08-05 03:00:39

A year ago, the Columbia County school board was exploring the possibility of scrapping its prekindergarten program for 4-year- olds in 2008-09. Instead, the school system will start the academic year with an additional pre-k class.

2008-08-05 03:00:39

By Jennie Tal jennie.tal@roanoke.com 981-3269 Teaching isn't always just about pencils and lined paper, as Mount Pleasant Elementary School kindergarten teacher Martha Kelly can tell you.

2008-08-04 15:00:00

By DANI MCCLAIN Enrollment in Milwaukee Head Start programs is expected to pick up this month, as parents scramble to get their 3- and 4-year-olds into the federally subsidized early childhood education program.

2008-08-04 03:00:32

By Dani McClain, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Aug. 4--Enrollment in Milwaukee Head Start programs is expected to pick up this month, as parents scramble to get their 3- and 4-year-olds into the federally subsidized early childhood education program.

2008-08-03 21:00:15

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.

2008-08-03 03:00:22

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.

2008-08-02 09:00:22

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.

2008-08-02 03:00:26

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.

2008-08-02 03:00:26

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.

2008-08-02 03:00:26

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.