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The Malvern School

Kristen Waterfield, President of The Malvern School spoke about the important of pre-school in a child’s development.

08/19/2014

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A Race To Keep Philadelphia’s Kids Reading Through The Summer

The Free Library of Philadelphia has organized a reading ‘race to prevent the “summer slide,” skills that are lost when kids don’t read over the vacation months.

06/16/2014

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Finland Gets Kids Off To Good Start

Students in Finland are among some of the highest performing in the world in reading and math, even though kids get a late start compared to kids in the US.

03/31/2014

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In Camden, NJ, A Push To Get Low-Income Children Into Early Education

The program is not new, but more than ten percent of the families living in Camden have not yet registered their three- or four-year-olds for the free, all-day preschool program.

03/19/2014

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Early Education Begins At Home

Brains develop more in a child’s first few years than any other time in life and research shows that there’s an achievement gap as early as nine months.

05/29/2013

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Study: Preschool Boosts Disadvantaged New Jersey Kids

A new study finds that children who attend state-funded preschools in New Jersey’s poorest cities outperform peers who don’t through fifth grade.

03/20/2013

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Extending Federal Funding For 4-Year-Olds

President Obama, in his State of the Union address, listed as one of his priorities — high quality preschool education for every child in the nation. The latest national data available show only 28 percent of 4-year-olds attending preschool.

02/27/2013

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Education Advocate Hopes To Prevent Pre-K Program Budget Cuts

Quality preschool for lower-income children hangs in the balance as the Pennsylvania budget is debated, and an advocate for it makes the case that this program benefits all of us.

05/31/2012

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Tracking Students – Preschool Through First Grade

Seattle schools reportedly have unique tracking system, anonymous to outside viewers, researchers and the public, which gives local officials material K-through college that they hope will improve their students’ education.

12/13/2011

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Kindergarten Cut-Off

While kids used to start kindergarten at 5 years, there’s been a trend to move the cut-off age closer to 6.

07/19/2011

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Bucks County Couple Brings Their Boutique Preschool To Center City

It’s a preschool with a world view. John and Regina Reydler opened their two “Right Steps” preschools in Richboro and Churchville seven years ago.

04/24/2011

Early Learning Programs Reduce Later Crime

The latest research regarding education and crime shows that investing more in high quality preschool programs not only reduces crime but saves millions of dollars.

10/04/2010

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