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2008-07-02 06:00:52

By Grafwallner, Rolf House of Sweden, 2900 K St., NW, Washington, DC According to a recent OECD report, Starting Strong, Sweden ranks as one of the most successful school systems in the world, largely because of a well- designed universal early childhood system. This past fall, I was fortunate to attend an event sponsored by the Swedish Foreign Ministry that took place at the Swedish Embassy in Washington, B.C. The focus of the symposium was to present the Swedish model of early education...

2008-07-01 09:00:56

By Abby Souza, Merced Sun-Star, Calif. Jul. 1--Minority and children from low-income families would get the most out of a high-quality preschool program, but they are the least likely to be going to one, according to the recently released RAND California Preschool study. The RAND Corp. found that only 15 percent of California's 3- and 4-year-olds in those groups are attending what the youth advocacy organization considers a high-quality preschool. Those also happen to be the groups of...

2008-06-18 12:00:47

By Neil Gonzales, San Mateo County Times, Calif. Jun. 18--Josue Juarez reached a milestone Tuesday in his very young life. He graduated from preschool. Compared with many children his age, the 5-year-old from Redwood City now has an academic edge going into kindergarten this fall. "I learned the numbers, the ABC and sounds of letters," said Josue, who spent two years in the San Mateo County Office of Education's Preschool for All project. Many more Latino children like Josue should...

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2008-06-18 09:00:00

Josue Juarez reached a milestone Tuesday in his young life. He graduated from preschool. Compared with many children his age, the 5-year-old from Redwood City has an academic edge going into kindergarten this fall. "I learned the numbers, the ABC and sounds of letters," said Josue, who spent two years in the San Mateo County Office of Education's Preschool for All project. Many more Latino children like Josue and other student groups should participate in high-quality programs such as...

2007-08-31 09:09:33

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- WHAT More than 2,500 parents, children, preschool providers and educators are expected to gather at the Universal Preschool Conference and Education Expo on Sept. 7 and 8 to celebrate the advantages children gain in life by attending preschool. Participants in the two-day event will discuss, share, explore and learn more about the best methods and resources available to better...