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Preschool Teachers Get Funding to Further Their Education

Reviewed by Mary McLaughlin, M.S. SpEd The United Way of Tuscon and Southern Arizona and local agencies have collaborated to offer continuing education to those who are working with preschool age children. The agency, Great Expectations for Teachers, Children and families …

California Lawmakers Battle over Proposed Childcare Budgets

Reviewed by Mary McLaughlin, M.S. SpEd California lawmakers have proposed to increase Governor Jerry Brown’s childcare and preschool budget by millions of dollars – however, Governor Brown will likely oppose the proposal. Both the Senate and the Assembly passed childcare proposals …

Research Shows that Preschoolers Are Not Active Enough

Reviewed by Mary McLaughlin, M.S. SpEd The list of Americans not getting proper exercise continues to grow longer. Preschoolers have now made the list after Seattle researchers published a new study finding that most preschool children get an average of only …

Preschool Aid Program Brings Thousands of Applicants

Reviewed by Mary McLaughlin, M.S. SpEd Poverty-stricken families in the Indianapolis area are clamoring to win one of the coveted 1,300 preschool scholarships that recently became available thanks to the city’s mayor, Greg Ballard. Ballard was a strong supporter of the …

New Jersey Preschool Teacher “ROCKS!”

Reviewed by Mary McLaughlin, M.S. SpEd Dawn Williams, a Preschool Teacher from Bedminster, NJ was recently chosen as a “Teacher Who Rocks” by WMTR 1250AM and WDHA 105.5FM.24 New Jersey Teachers are selected annually for their contributions to the educational community. …