Latest Universal preschool Stories
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.
Citing the proven benefits of preschool education, an official from the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and the California Assembly's Judiciary Committee Chairman urged Los Angeles area business leaders today to support efforts to expand access to Early Childhood Education throughout Los Angeles County.
By Barbara Hollingsworth By Barbara Hollingsworth THE CAPITAL-JOURNAL Jessica James' house looks every bit like a preschool. Her family room is painted bright yellow and filled with blocks and other toys, while her dining room is dark green with murals of prowling jungle animals.
By Dr Jean Holbrook; San Mateo County Superintendent of Schools AT A RECENT commencement ceremony in Redwood City, I looked out at the eager young graduates in bright blue caps and gowns and knew they were ready for the next big step this fall -- kindergarten.
By stacey becker Free preschool conditions 3 The child must be 4 years old on Sept. 15. 3 The child must be a resident of Iowa. 3 The child must take an assessment test that will help direct instruction.
Christian Preschool: Maranatha Christian Preschool in St. Albans has limited openings in morning 3- and 4-year-old classes and afternoon pre-kindergarten sessions. The school offers a hands-on, developmentally appropriate, Christian curriculum.
Governor Corzine is best known for his efforts to put the state's finances in order and deal with its staggering debt. But his most lasting legacy may be felt in New Jersey's preschool classrooms.
By JENNIFER H. CUNNINGHAM, STAFF WRITER CLIFTON Following a mandate from the stateEducation Department, the district will offer a full-day preschool beginning in the 2009- 10 school year.
By Meadows, Robyn Hundreds of 3- and 4-year-olds in Pennsylvania sit on a waiting list to attend free preschool.
EARLIER this summer, I spoke to some recent graduates, adorned in their bright blue caps and gowns, clutching diplomas tied with blue ribbons. But these pint-sized graduates weren't going onto college or to new careers - they were headed to kindergarten.
- totally perplexed and mixed up.