Stories tagged: preschool
SUNDAY, FEB. 26, 2017, 5:12 A.M.
Eye on Boise: Diverse group urges Idaho to invest in early-childhood education
BOISE - The best thing Idaho can do for its kids, its workforce and its economy is invest in early-childhood education, citizens told a state senate committee last week. The …
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 5, 2016, 6 P.M.
Spokane private school for the hearing-impaired gives kids a signing chance
The Moose Project was founded two years ago to teach kids with and without hearing loss through a combination of American Sign Language and spoken word.
THURSDAY, JULY 21, 2016, 9:59 A.M.
Preschool closes after 2 girls sickened by E. coli
EVERETT – A Snohomish County preschool has been temporarily closed while officials try to track down the source of an E. coli contamination that has sickened two students. The Daily …
SUNDAY, MARCH 9, 2014
Preschools’ benefits unavailable to many in Spokane County, state
Tiny voices buzzed and toys clattered in the preschool classroom at Ferris High School, a cacophony of indistinct sounds until a 4-year-old proclaimed her victory. “I did the puzzle all …
SUNDAY, JAN. 19, 2014
Lawmakers propose funding pre-kindergarten classrooms
BOISE – Though support is growing in Idaho to join the ranks of states that include early-childhood education in their public education systems, many Idaho lawmakers remain philosophically opposed to …
THURSDAY, JULY 25, 2013
Federal budget cuts close Hillyard Center Head Start
Forty fewer kids in the state’s poorest ZIP code will have the opportunity to attend free preschool this fall as funding cutbacks for the Head Start program take hold. The …
WEDNESDAY, MAY 29, 2013
Sens. Murray, Cantwell speak in Spokane
Washington’s U.S. senators visited Spokane on Tuesday, each pushing federal legislation aimed at improving students’ well-being. Sen. Maria Cantwell toured Spokane Seed Co. after touting a provision in the pending …
TUESDAY, MAY 28, 2013, 5:16 P.M.
Murray, Cantwell tout D.C. work in Spokane
Washington’s U.S. senators visited Spokane on Tuesday, each pushing federal legislation aimed at improving students’ well-being.
THURSDAY, MARCH 21, 2013
EV continues K-8 transition
The East Valley School Board directed Superintendent John Glenewinkel to continue the transition to K-8 by moving the preschool and other programs to East Valley Middle School for the 2013-’14 …
THURSDAY, MARCH 7, 2013
St. Mark’s Lutheran preschool teacher departing after 31 years
Evelyn Nyholm’s first teaching job involved teaching elementary school music in 20-minute segments at seven different elementary schools, every week. The classrooms had no piano, she hauled around her own …
TUESDAY, APRIL 10, 2012, 9:38 A.M.
State gets thumbs up on preschool, down on access
SEATTLE — Washington preschool programs that receive government dollars are among the best in the country but too few kids benefit from the $54 million the state spends on preschool …
TUESDAY, MAY 4, 2010, 11:20 A.M.
Washington state preschool program meets standards
Washington’s state-supported preschool program for low-income 3- and 4-year-olds meets most of the quality standards set by a national early learning group.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7, 2010, 12:04 P.M.
Gregoire asks every school district to sign grant
Gov. Chris Gregoire is asking all of Washington 295 school districts to join an effort to seek $250 million from the federal government for education reform.