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New Orleans' schools unite to ease dropout rate
A new agreement to fund programs that keep high-needs students on track from preschool through graduation marks the first formal partnership between two New Orleans' school systems that work side by side.
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Sun Apr 20, 2014
Peep and the Big Wide World/Pocoyo
PEEP AND THE BIG WIDE WORLD gives wings to the innovative idea of teaching science to preschoolers.
Observer & Eccentric
Ukranian Connection: Special needs professionals visit Alameda in Farmington Hills
Ukrainian doctor Mykola Avramenko acknowledges that the recent and ongoing challenges his homeland is dealing with are "very, very serious" -- but just as he was half a world away from it late last week, so was his focus.
Lens of the Day: Easy Easter Cards for Preschoolers: Chick in Egg Card
Here's a cute and easy Easter card you can make with your preschoolers! This "chick in egg" Easter card makes a lovely keepsake for your children to give to family and friends.
Foster's Daily Democrat
Hunting for sweets, chocolate is egg-zactly what kids love
Hundreds of children waited in line at the Durham Town Landing Saturday morning to begin their hunt for colorful eggs.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
St. Albert Gazette
Goodbye Snakes and Ladders; hello chair dancing
His friend Jackson, 76 years his junior, points out where the 81-year-old's paintbrush went astray on the page.
Health Watch: depressed preschoolers?
Depression is the most common mental health problem in the U.S., affecting about 17 million people.
Do moms need a purpose beyond motherhood?
When our kids are young, is motherhood supposed to be our sole pursuit? Is it OK to have other things we're also spending significant time on? When our kids are young, is motherhood supposed to be our sole pursuit? Is it OK to have other things we're also spending significant time on? I recently read this article in which Tiffany Gee Lewis talked ... (more)
Fri Apr 18, 2014
The Florida Times-Union
Uneven discipline: Even kindergartners, many of them African-American, get suspended
Kenton Morris, 6, runs to his mother after getting off the bus April 7, his first day back at school after a suspension.
Rocky Mount Telegram
Your homea s age important for child lead exposure
If you've been putting off repairing a peeling windowsill, or you're thinking of knocking out a wall, listen up: Check how old your house is.
'Netflix for Legos' Is More Than Mere Child's 'Pley' in the Sharing Economy
Toddlers and preschoolers exchanging toys through the sharing economy - no, it's not a scene from Portlandia's recent sketch spoofing collaborative consumption, but the idea behind a startup that rents out Lego sets to kids and other fans of the iconic plastic bricks.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Campbell Moms Marching For Dimes
Campbell MOPS and the Campbell Mom Squad are walking Saturday, April 26 in the March of Dimes March for Babies in San Jose.
Library's Hootie Party teaches kids about owls
Preschoolers had a hoot Thursday at the Port Huron main branch of the St. Clair County Library.
Mattel posts quarterly loss as Barbie sales plummet
Worldwide sales of Barbie fell 14 percent in the quarter ended March 31, but those of American Girl dolls rose 5 percent.
Developmental screenings offered
Putnam County Help Me Grow early childhood specialists will offer developmental screenings to Putnam County infants, toddlers and preschoolers from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Preschoolers Are Able to Do Elementary Algebra
Humans, like the majority of animals, have the innate capacity to estimate the number of objects in their surroundings.
Video Shows Driver Speed In Tulsa Neighborhood, Crash Into Truck
Speeding in his neighborhood, especially around a corner, is such a problem that Jeremiah Edwards has put up railroad ties, in hopes of keeping cars out of his yard.
Egg hunts abound on Saturday, Sunday
Chico >> Egg hunts are the centerpiece of Chico's 51st annual Spring Jamboree Saturday at Caper Acres at the One-Mile Recreation Area in Bidwell Park.
Snow Hill Chamber of Commerce Scholarship
The $1,000 scholarship is available to graduating seniors from Snow Hill High School, as long as the student as already been accepted to an accredited college or university.
Kirksville Child Development Center and Kirksville Parks and...
During the week of April 21 to the 25, The Kirksville Child Development Center and Kirksville Parks and Recreation Department are collaborating to celebrate the Week of the Young Child.