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It is premature to attribute gains in kindergarten readiness to basing pre-K on the common core curriculum introduced two years ago ("City's revamped pre-K showing promise," April 27). Contrary to The Sun's report, the rise in readiness scores was not...
Spring cleaning comes to Rodgers Forge! With our annual Dumpster Day on May 11, all that junk that has accumulated over the year can be discarded. The added bonus this year is that the Electronics Dumpster Day will also be a part of the Dumpster Day....
Growing up in the 1970s, I never set foot in a school until it was time for me to go to kindergarten. However, times have changed. Over the past three decades, the number of preschools in our country has grown exponentially, and with this growth comes the...
Tags: Autism, Schools, Teachers, Elementary Schools, Early Learning
Our leaders in Washington face tough budget issues ("Obama budget would have big impact in MD," April 11). But one proposal we should all agree on is for targeted investments in local pre-kindergarten learning. As a grandfather, I support giving America's...
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At Germantown Elementary School in Annapolis, students receive physical education once a week. Officially, that is. Unofficially, students are engaging in the same level of activity as their "go-outside-and-play" parents of previous generations. At...
If you have recently driven past Chapelgate Presbyterian Church, at 2600 Marriottsville Road, you have probably noticed a sign announcing the arrival of a new preschool in fall 2013. The facility currently houses Chapelgate Academy, a private school...
Tags: Schools, Early Learning, Labor Day
From The Aegis dated March 31, 1988: Daylight saving time was much later 25 years ago, with the day to spring forward was not until April 3. But spring was certainly on its way this week, with warmer weather and some showers spurring on the early season...
Tags: Punishment, Schools, Fines, Aberdeen, Abusive Behavior
Harford Friends School hosted the 5th annual "Judy's Night of a Thousand Stars" recently, drawing more than 70 participants. This special event, coordinated by Alice Remsberg, is held each year in memory of Judy Harlan, one of the founding members of...
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For those who believe Phelps Luck Elementary School paraeducator Donna Schulze is too outspoken or too uncompromising on issues relating to her profession, she's got a message for you: Too bad. "If I see something, I'm going to speak up," said Schulze,...
Harford County Public Schools officials have taken two days in April scheduled for faculty professional development and converted them to regular school days to make up for earlier closings because inclement weather. April 29 and April 30 had been...
Now that sequestration is upon us, our nation's leaders continue to debate which federal programs provide the best bang for the buck. When they ask how effective Head Start is, many legislators have cited the Head Start Impact Study. It concludes that...
Tags: Head Start, Schools, Teachers, Abusive Behavior, Early Learning
The 27th season of the Prince George's County Public Schools Science Bowl television program is coming to a close, and two Laurel-area elementary schools are in the running to take the top prize. Only two games in the elementary division remain, and...
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