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Full-day Preschool Linked To Increased School Readiness
2014-11-30 03:12:47

Children who attended a full-day preschool program had higher scores on measures of school readiness skills increased attendance, and reduced chronic absences compared to children who attended part-day preschool

2012-04-17 10:23:37

We know that children who attend formal preschool programs in industrialized nations benefit in many ways.

Classmates Influence Preschoolers' Language Skills
2011-10-26 09:10:02

Preschool children with relatively poor language skills improve more if they are placed in classrooms with high-achieving students, a new study found.

2011-05-10 13:30:00

Retired PA generals cite poor educational achievement as a threat to national security, say cuts to pre-k programs in Pittsburgh could worsen problem PITTSBURGH, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Military service is out of reach for the vast majority of young adults in Pittsburgh, according to a new report released today by MISSION: READINESS, a national security nonprofit group composed of more than 200 retired generals and admirals, including ten from Pennsylvania.

2011-02-04 11:49:11

The Child-Parent Center (CPC) early education program is a large-scale, federally funded intervention providing services for disadvantaged 3- to 9-year-olds in Chicago.

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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.


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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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