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State-funded preschool programs have historically enrolled low-income children, aiming to help them start school on a footing closer to nonpoor youngsters.
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).
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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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.
Developing language skills appears to be more important for boys than girls in helping them to develop self-control and, ultimately, succeed in school.
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.
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.
Most 4-year-olds would prefer play over instruction -- however, a new study shows Pre-K kids who spend less time engaged in "free-choice play" and more time in guided instruction with their teachers make greater gains in language and math skills.
ATLANTA, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The students, staff and families from Primrose Schools nationwide announce the donation of $195,000 to Reach Out and Read, a non-profit that partners with doctors to prepare America's youngest children to succeed in school.
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