NOW LIVE: Eyewitness News

kindergarten

(credit: CBS3)

Pa. Lawmaker Pushes To Make Kindergarten Mandatory in Public Schools

Pennsylvania and New Jersey are among the six states that do not have a law requiring school districts to provide kindergarten for young students.

04/16/2014

(credit: CBS3)

Mullica Teacher Fights For Job After Reporting Incident Involving 2 Kindergarten Students

More than a 100 people came out to Wednesday night’s school board meeting. The vast majority came to support Mascio who’s been teaching here for 16 years.

02/26/2014

(Hamlet and Olesia Garcia, with their attorney, Ricardo Coronia, right.  Photo by Brad Segall)

Dom Giordano Talks With Montco Deputy DA About Father Who Illegally Enrolled Child In Suburban School

Dom Giordano spoke with Montgomery County Deputy District Attorney Steve Latzer regarding a conclusion in the case against a family who illegally enrolled their kindergarten student in the Lower Moreland School District.

01/30/2014

(New Jersey governor Chris Christie, during his 2014 "State of the State" speech to the state legislature.  Image from NJ Legislative TV)

NJ Teachers Union Questions Governor Christie’s Push For A Longer School Day

Governor Chris Christie is pushing for a longer school day and year for all New Jersey kids. It’s an idea that has the state’s teachers union asking some serious questions.

01/18/2014

SchoolBus

Oklahoma Investing In Early Childhood Education

With every 4-year-old having access to free high quality kindergarten, and younger kids from some disadvantaged families getting access to full-day year-round nursery school, Oklahoma is investing in its children.

11/20/2013

File photo.

Longterm Value Of Preschool Experience

A newly released study concludes that children, particularly those from low income households, who attend preschool are less likely to later depend on taxpayer-funded services as adults.

05/14/2012

Brotherly Love Chairs

Brotherly Love: Students Craft Chairs For Kindergarten

It’s not every day a middle schooler goes back to kindergarten, but last week on Dr. Seuss’ birthday, that’s what a bunch of middle school-age kids did.

03/06/2012

SchoolBus

Overhauling Early Education

The PreK-3 movement is ambitious, with connecting objectives — universal access to free public preschool, mandatory full day kindergarten and a seamless curriculum from PreK through third grade with increased parental involvement.

06/27/2011

(credit: Hadas Kuznits)

All-Day Kindergarten Saved From Philadelphia School District Budget Cuts

A new announcement from the Philadelphia School District comes as a victory for elementary education in the city.

06/03/2011

Using Little Red Riding Hood To Teach

The Washington Post describes an integrated approach to teaching that was piloted in 90 kindergartens across Montgomery County, Maryland. It is expected to be picked up nationwide.

01/18/2011

I Know That.com

by KYW’s Bob Bicknell Here’s another great site to share with your children. 

07/08/2010

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 33,994 other followers