Early childhood education in Vision 2016 plan

In Child Education | on May, 21, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

Early childhood education in Vision 2016 plan News from Muncie Star Press: VISION 2016 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PLAN More than 100 community leaders held brainstorming sessions and this week released Vision 2016, the latest five-year economic development plan for Muncie and Delaware County. Vision 2016 has a “total employment goal” of 2,000 jobs, with 800 new [...]

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Gulfport free, pilot Pre-K program prepares children for school

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Gulfport free, pilot Pre-K program prepares children for school News from WLOX:GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) – “They are phenomenal, is all I can say.” Malinda Watts is the inspirational teacher helping Gulfport four year olds learn as much as possible.  Throughout the year, 20 students have been learning about shapes, colors, letters of the alphabet, and [...]

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Education funding must match growth of children’s brains

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Education funding must match growth of children’s brains News from Tri State Defender:Special to the Tri-State Defender (The New Tri-State Defender recently partnered with The Urban Child Institute to make sure every child has the best chance for optimal brain development during the critical first three years of each child’s life. This is one in [...]

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Where Kenya’s wretched of the earth take their children to school

In Child Education | on May, 19, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

Where Kenya’s wretched of the earth take their children to school News from Daily Nation: Redirect Notice  The previous page is sending you to an invalid url (http://www.nation.co.ke/News/Where%20Kenyas%20wretched%20take%20children%20to%20school%20/-/1056/1165502/-/rphqjhz/-/).  If you do not want to visit that page, you can return to the previous page. …………… continues on Daily Nation … Read the full article . [...]

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School System Left This Child Behind

In Child Education | on May, 18, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

School System Left This Child Behind News from Southern Pines Pilot: It’s outrageous that the Moore County Board of Education would oppose the exceptional children private school tax credit! I am a parent of an exceptional child. Moore County Schools refused to acknowledge that my daughter’s ­disabilities existed, despite a very clearly written school psychologist [...]

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School boycott yields mixed results

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School boycott yields mixed results News from Buffalo News: Today’s parent-driven boycott of city schools has produced what appeared to be mixed results, based on attendance patterns at a number of schools. Overall attendance in the district was near 53 percent today, according to figures released this afternoon. “While I applaud our parent’s passion and [...]

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The new caste system of free India

In Child Education | on May, 15, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

The new caste system of free India News from Orissadiary.com: By Ashok Nanda The enactment of Right to Education Act, 2009 has generated a nation-wide debate on the school and mass education. There are various aspects of this act which needs a proper discussion and debate. One needs to see how relevant this act is [...]

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NY at-risk child plan comes to Far South Side

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NY at-risk child plan comes to Far South Side News from Chicago Tribune: After he arrived Saturday for a visit from New York City, renowned educator Geoffrey Canada saw hope in the broken blocks of Roseland and in the South Side school near where 16-year-old Derrion Albert was beaten to death less than two years [...]

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Murfreesboro Considers ID Program To Pick Up Children From School

In Child Education | on May, 14, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

Murfreesboro Considers ID Program To Pick Up Children From School News from WSMV Nashville:MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Parents who want to pick up their kids from school early may need to have some form of identification in their possession. School officials are considering requiring photo identification before a child can be checked out of school. However, [...]

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As school boycott nears, united spirit is not yet in sight

In Child Education | on May, 13, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

As school boycott nears, united spirit is not yet in sight News from Buffalo News: Many Buffalo parents will keep their children out of school Monday as part of a boycott that has been called by a parent organization in the district. Exactly how many children stay out of school remains to be seen. Several [...]

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