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2011-02-01 13:30:00

As more states consider universal preschool programs, a new study led by a Michigan State University scholar suggests that two years of pre-K is beneficial – although more time should be spent on teaching certain skills.

2010-11-16 18:54:12

State-funded preschool programs have historically enrolled low-income children, aiming to help them start school on a footing closer to nonpoor youngsters.

2010-11-11 11:57:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When the Extreme Makeover: Home Edition team needed the nation's premier total classroom solutions supplier to help rebuild a preschool for an upcoming episode, they turned to HATCH, Inc. (www.hatchearlychildhood.com).

2010-11-09 07:10:00

Program Identifies, Treats Young Children at Risk for Reading Failure JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One in five children has a learning disability such as dyslexia or other risk factors that place them significantly behind their peers in literacy skills.

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2010-10-24 08:00:00

In a new report in Psychological Science in the Public Interest, experts review the current state of publicly funded preschool, what science has taught us about early childhood education, and offer suggestions for improving efficacy of these programs.

2010-09-22 13:15:28

Developing language skills appears to be more important for boys than girls in helping them to develop self-control and, ultimately, succeed in school.

2010-09-21 08:10:00

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Today LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: LF), education innovation leader and creator of award-winning learning products, announces its Tag. Give. Read. program to help more U.S. children learn and love to read.

2010-09-15 17:15:45

Pre-kindergartners who spend much of their classroom day engaged in so-called free-choice play with little input from teachers make smaller gains in early language and math skills than children who receive input from teachers in a range of different activity settings.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.