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Despite concerns, Jeffco school board agrees to spend $1 million to start funding school innovations 16.1.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Jeffco school employees can apply for a piece of a $1 million fund that will pay for an innovative idea for improving education in the district.
Denver schools’ budget plan: More money for poor students, cuts to central office 16.1.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Denver school district officials propose cutting 50 central office jobs while increasing funding to schools with poorest students.
Will recess cuts boost learning? One struggling Colorado district wants to find out. 16.1.2018 Headlines: All Headlines
The Adams 14 School District cuts recess time for elementary students in effort to devote more time to instruction.
Thousands struggle to access childcare on glitchy website 15.1.2018 BBC: Technology
Parents are struggling to get subsidised childcare they are entitled to due to continued web issues.
Annual Preschool Showcase offers Denver parents and toddlers an educational shopping experience 14.1.2018 Denver Post: Local
The Denver Preschool Program hosted its sixth annual Preschool Showcase designed as a one-stop-shop for Denver families to explore early learning options for their youngins.
Wonderschool gets $2.1M to bring its early childhood programs to New York City 9.1.2018 TechCrunch
 Wonderschool, a network of in-home daycare and preschools, plans to open 150 programs in New York City after raising $2.1 million in new funding. The capital comes from non-profit investment firm Omidyar Network, Be Curious Partners, Rethink Education, Edelweiss Partners and Learn Capital and brings the startup’s total raised so far to more than $4 million, including a seed round… Read ...
Christopher Nolan on the power of the people and why '2001' should be required preschool viewing 4.1.2018 LA Times: Commentary
Christopher Nolan has become a brand-name director by challenging audiences' expectations for big-budget Hollywood fare. With "Dunkirk," he did so by weaving together three narrative strands - on land, sea and air-- to tell the story of the WWII rescue of stranded British troops.
Revised gender-pay lawsuit faults Google for asking hires about their prior salaries 4.1.2018 L.A. Times - Technology News

A revised gender-pay lawsuit seeking class-action status against Google faults the online search giant for asking new hires about their prior salaries, a practice that is now banned in California.

The suit, filed Wednesday, also adds a fourth complainant, a preschool teacher with a master's degree....

Revised suit faults Google for asking hires about prior pay 4.1.2018 AP Business
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A revised gender-pay lawsuit seeking class-action status against Google faults the search giant for asking new hires about their prior salary, a practice now banned in California....
Fear of needles may chip away at vaccination rates 28.12.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Science
Public health officials worry about the number of parents who aren't getting children vaccinated. A study suggests that getting multiple shots while in preschool contributes to vaccine fear.
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Some states struggle to make preschool available to everyone 27.12.2017 AP National
SEATTLE (AP) -- In perhaps an unexpected twist, historically conservative strongholds like Oklahoma and West Virginia are leading efforts to bring preschool to all....
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As child care costs soar, public preschool spots are limited 26.12.2017 AP Washington
SEATTLE (AP) -- In perhaps an unexpected twist, historically conservative strongholds like Oklahoma and West Virginia are leading efforts to bring preschool to all....
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Trump Just Signed a $1.5 Trillion Tax Cut for the Rich. Here’s How We Could Have Spent That Money. 23.12.2017 Mother Jones
President Donald Trump signed the sweeping Republican $1.5 trillion tax bill on Friday morning, ballooning the country’s deficit in order to cut taxes for corporations and America’s wealthiest households, including the president’s. Here are a few other things that sum—or far less—could have funded:  Free college: $600 billion over 10 years When Barack Obama was in office, […]
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The down-and-out Mall Santa reinvents himself for a modern age 22.12.2017 Washington Post
As fewer Americans shop at malls, a decades-old holiday staple is in decline: the Mall Santa. That means aspiring Kris Kringles must rethink the way they spread holiday cheer, from taking up posts at different stores to booking private parties to making video calls to kids’ smartphones.
Nine of Denver’s 78 neighborhoods are considered child care deserts 11.12.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
Nine of Denver’s 78 neighborhoods are classified as child care deserts, areas where the number of small children far exceeds the number of licensed child care slots, and efforts are under way to address the problem.
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China vows improvements after kindergarten abuse scandal 30.11.2017 Washington Post: World
A Chinese official vowed Thursday to make administrative improvements following a scandal involving the abuse of children at a kindergarten in the nation’s capital that has sparked widespread outrage.
Mental illness may be passed to offspring: study 30.11.2017 Lifestyle – The Indian Express
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Pre-school teachings impactful for young children 25.11.2017 Lifestyle – The Indian Express
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Meet Child360: Supporting Quality Early Learning from Every Angle 16.11.2017 New Kerala: World News
Meet Child360: Supporting Quality Early Learning from Every Angle
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Here's how you can ease your kid's vaccination pain 15.11.2017 New Kerala: World News
Here's how you can ease your kid's vaccination pain
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