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2011-04-13 00:00:29

Budget Woes Threaten Children's Futures and Put Proven Early Identification and Treatment Services at Risk Chicago (Vocus/PRWEB) April 12, 2011 At a time when states are tightening their budget belts and evaluating funding for early childhood services and care, Easter Seals wants to make certain the nation's youngest children aren't robbed of their chance to a strong start in life. That's why, today, the non-profit disability services organization is launching Make the First Five...

2011-04-13 00:00:27

Valley Forge Educational Services (http://www.vfes.net), a leading expert in educational solutions for young children, adolescents and pre-21 adults, announced today improved research-based early learning programs and a new website for parents of children with developmental and learning challenges. The Luma Centerâ“ž¢ for Development and Learning at Valley Forge Educational Services offers families resources and support in developing educational and therapeutic...

2011-04-06 17:03:00

DULUTH, Ga., April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI), a nationally accredited distance training institution dedicated exclusively to the child care industry, is proud to announce the addition of a new course, Bullying in the Preschool Environment. (Logo: https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101207/MM13548LOGO ) Bullying is one of the most concerning social interactions facing children and schools today. While the media picks up stories of bullying in high...

2011-03-17 06:50:00

MIAMI, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A Manhattan mom is suing her 4-year-old daughter's New York preschool, claiming that the school didn't deliver on its promise to prepare her daughter for testing that would set the girl on a course for the Ivy League. Is this mom being ridiculous in her claims? Kindergarten testing expert Karen Quinn says that New Yorkers take their preschool test prep very seriously. How their kids score will mean the difference between getting a great education and a...

2011-03-16 08:33:00

WASHINGTON, and NEW YORK, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With Hispanics comprising more than twenty percent of the public school population, the White House is focusing on Hispanics, declaring that, "to meet national goals for improving academic achievement, success of the Hispanic community is key." To explore the state of Hispanic education and bring this message to Spanish speaking America, the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics is partnering with Spanish...

2011-03-16 08:04:00

NEW YORK, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LanguageMate® has been invited by the Celebration of Teaching and Learning conference to host the event's first ever Health and Wellness session. Organized by public television station WNET, the Celebration is one of the largest teacher's conferences, bringing together more than 10,000 educators worldwide. Featured during the panel presentation will be tips on incorporating nutrition education in the classroom. Also highlighted will...

2011-03-03 00:00:28

To help parents find the answers they seek, Childcare Network is proud to announce the launch of their new comprehensive website, http://www.childcarenetwork.net. Columbus, GA (PRWEB) March 2, 2011 One of the most difficult questions a parent must answer is, who will take care of my child while I'm at work? The wide range of child care options available today only make a parent's decision even more difficult"”not less. Visitors to the site will find everything from school locations...

2011-02-25 22:57:57

Nearly one in eleven (8.6%) preschool children in the U.S. has been diagnosed with asthma and in some inner city neighborhoods, the figure is closer to one in seven. But, few asthma management programs are designed for parents of preschool children. The Asthma Basics for Children (ABC) program, established by Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health and a coalition of community service organizations, educators, parenting programs, and community pediatric providers, addressed this...

2011-02-24 08:57:00

MEXICO CITY, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Department of Education of the Federal District has entered into a partnership with IBM aimed at advancing education in the capital and offering Mexico City's children a better future. IBM will donate its "Reading Companion" software program to improve the English-language programs offered at Mexico City's high schools, as well as the company's "Little Explorer" learning modules, which will expand computer-based learning resources available to...

2011-02-16 17:14:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from Diana Mendley Rauner, President of the Ounce of Prevention Fund: "We applaud Gov. Quinn's proposal to restore funding to early childhood education. The governor rightly recognized in his budget announcement that early learning and child care programs, beginning at birth, provide the foundation Illinois children need to succeed in school and in life. "Restoring Early Childhood Block Grant funding to $380...