Your child’s first classroom: Tips on how to choose a quality preschool

In Child Education | on May, 02, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

Your child’s first classroom: Tips on how to choose a quality preschool News from Visalia Times-Delta: Start EarlyBegin your search a year before your child is to start to give you time to research and evaluate different programs. Typically, children start preschool around age three. Friends who are parents of preschoolers are a good source [...]

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Ridgefield schools’ program a magnet for special education kids

In Child Education | on May, 01, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

Ridgefield schools’ program a magnet for special education kids News from NorthJersey.com: RIDGEFIELD — Special education students from throughout North Jersey have been traveling to the borough for 17 years to take advantage of the district’s magnet school. Special-needs students performing a play last month at Ridgefield Memorial High School. The district is known for [...]

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Kumon Helps Kailua Children Excel in School

In Child Education | on April, 30, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

Kumon Helps Kailua Children Excel in School News from Centre Daily Times: KAILUA, Hawaii — Kumon, the world’s largest enrichment program, opens a new center in Kailua and the public is invited to attend the Grand Opening celebration today from 2:15-5:15 p.m., at the Kainalu Elementary School, 165 Kaiholu Street, Kailua, Hawaii. Kumon’s individualized approach [...]

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Homeless child enrolled in wrong school: What should happen to him?

In Child Education | on April, 29, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

Homeless child enrolled in wrong school: What should happen to him? News from Christian Science Monitor: Connecticut resident Tanya McDowell is charged with intentionally enrolling her son in the wrong school district. But homeless advocates wonder why the son has now changed schools, since federal law is supposed to protect his ‘best educational interest.’ The [...]

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School Officials Discuss Dexter Child Abuse

In Child Education | on April, 28, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

School Officials Discuss Dexter Child Abuse News from KAALtv.com: (ABC 6 NEWS) — We are digging deeper into a story involving a couple from Dexter accused of starving their children and chaining them to their beds. We first reported it Tuesday, 33 year-old Brian Miller and 26 year-old Charity Miller each face seven [...]

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Homeless Mom Faces Charges for Allegedly Enrolling Child in School Illegally

In Child Education | on April, 27, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

Homeless Mom Faces Charges for Allegedly Enrolling Child in School Illegally News from Fox News: America’s Talking ™ All Opinions Welcome The Fox Nation is for those opposed to intolerance, excessive government control of our lives, and attempts to monopolize opinion or suppress freedom of thought, expression, and worship. Read more… We invite all Americans [...]

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Stop Arresting Homeless Moms For Sending Their Kids To School

In Child Education | on April, 25, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

Stop Arresting Homeless Moms For Sending Their Kids To School News from News One: A few months ago, we heard about the case of Kelley Williams-Bolar, the single mother who was arrested for sending her child to a better school outside her home district. Now, there’s an even more egregious case of a mother being [...]

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Kids or not; vote in school election

In Child Education | on April, 22, 2011 | by | 0 Comments

Kids or not; vote in school election News from SouthJersey Local News: By Jenn Lucas The Maple Shade School Board has worked hard on preparing a pretty fair budget, based on the all constraints they had to work with. As it stands now, no jobs will be outsourced, there will be no pay-to-play and no [...]

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BMI Appearing on Kids’ School Report Cards

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

BMI Appearing on Kids’ School Report Cards News from That’s Fit: Your child could come skipping through the door in the near future with a very different type of report card. The new grade index isn’t measured on an A, B, and C scale. It’s measured by BMI. jupiterimages Some states are now adopting policies [...]

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Our kind of guy to lead Chicago schools

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

News from Chicago Tribune: Hey worrywarts, relax! Though Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel has picked an outsider to run the Chicago Public Schools, the trail of news clippings following him here suggests he’ll fit right in. Can Rochester, N.Y., superintendent Jean-Claude Brizard pad a payroll? Skirt the rules? Spend frivolously? Distort statistics to make himself look good? [...]

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