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Local Briefs 27.6.2015 Durango Herald
Preschool to mark 20th anniversaryBayfield Early Education Programs is celebrating its 20th birthday in 2015. All kids, big and small, who have attended the preschool and all board members, parents, staff and community members who have helped the school flourish since 1995 are invited to walk in the Bayfield Fourth of July...
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Senate Recommends $1.7 Billion In Education Cuts 26.6.2015 Think Progres

The Senate advanced a spending bill that cuts The U.S. Department of Education by $1.7 billion but the House appropriations bill cuts much deeper.

The post Senate Recommends $1.7 Billion In Education Cuts appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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Who sounds ‘gay’? 23.6.2015 Minnesota Public Radio: News
For the last few years, David Thorpe has wondered why some men 'sound gay.' I began asking people for their thoughts on the subject, and received a surprising range of answers.
More money for preschool scholarships will only go so far 19.6.2015 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Providing double the money won't necessarily double the number of students who benefit. That's because state officials are considering increasing the amount of each scholarship to cover more of the typical cost of preschool.
Hillary Clinton champions more than just immigration to court Latino voters 19.6.2015 Washington Post: Politics
LAS VEGAS -- When Hillary Rodham Clinton addressed more than 1,200 Latino leaders here on Thursday, she drove home the importance of singing and reading to small children. She called for access to free community colleges and universal pre-school. She advocated paid sick and parental leave policies at workplaces everywhere.Read full article ...
PoliGraph: Cornish pre-K claim misses mark 18.6.2015 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Rep. Tony Cornish, R-Vernon Center, says the effects of pre-kindergarten wear off after a few years. The research behind the issue is a whole lot more complicated than Cornish makes it seem.
Hillary Clinton Wants Every 4-Year-Old Child To Have Access To Pre-K 17.6.2015 Think Progres

Hillary Clinton rolled out a universal pre-K proposal on Tusday.

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Brightwheel Brings Preschool Into The 21st Century With $2.2M In Seed Funding 17.6.2015 TechCrunch
 Brightwheel, a mobile platform for early education, is launching today with $2.2 million in seed funding to provide both teachers and parents of young children with peace of mind. Read ...
Doctor On Demand Pulls In $50 Million To Continue Expansion Of Its Virtual Doctor Visit Platform 17.6.2015 TechCrunch
 Telemedicine startup Doctor on Demand announced that it has raised $50 million in Series B funding and signed up it’s 200th customer today. The funding will be used to continue to grow the service as well as sign up new partnerships. Doctor on Demand provides customers one-on-one sessions with physicians either through and individual account or through employer partnerships such as… Read ...
Hillary Clinton signs absence note for 9-year-old in New Hampshire 17.6.2015 Boston Globe: Latest
Hillary Clinton signs absence note for 9-year-old in New Hampshire
NIH boost masks GOP cuts elsewhere from Obama's budget 16.6.2015 Politico
It represents a $14.55 billion cut from Obama's budget request for health, labor and education.
Hillary Clinton calls for preschool for all children 16.6.2015 LA Times: Nation
Hillary Rodham Clinton put early childhood education at the front of her agenda Monday, pledging that as president she would work to make preschool available and affordable for every American child.
Steamboat briefs: Hayden set to spray for mosquitoes Wednesday 15.6.2015 Steamboat Pilot
The town of Hayden will conduct an aerial spraying for mosquitoes during the evening hours Wednesday or the earliest evening thereafter, weather permitting. A more exact date and time cannot be established because spraying is contingent upon wind and weather conditions. Call Hayden Town Hall at 970-276-3741 for more information. Emerald Mountain School announces its honor roll Emerald Mountain School in Steamboat Springs has announced its 2014-15 second semester middle school honor roll. Students who earned a spot on the list are Erik Belshaw, Miles Borden, Ellie Brown, Finn Dresen, Christopher Faunce, Eva Hermacinski, Bennett Jones, Aliyah Reimer, Macayla Scheidt, Ella Stroock, Tinsley Wilkinson, Canden Wilkinson and Delaney Ziegman. New Soroco Preschool is now enrolling students The new Soroco Preschool in Yampa is now enrolling students, according to director Tamara Bereznak. The licensed large group center is open year-round and serves 2 1/2- to 5-year-olds. Hours are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays through ...
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Refugee children in Tanzania find stability at school – in pictures 8.6.2015 The Guardian -- World Latest

Education is vital in helping refugee children to overcome the trauma of being displaced by conflict. The EU Children of Peace photography exhibition focuses on families in the Nyarugusu camp in Tanzania, and the work being done in its 16 schools to help children to realise their full potential. The exhibition runs at the Inigo Rooms at London’s Somerset House, from 6 to 14 June

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‘Sesame Street’ and its surprisingly powerful effects on how children learn 8.6.2015 Washington Post
NEW YORK — Most Americans born since the mid-1960s have a favorite “Sesame Street” skit. Jennifer Kotler Clarke watched hers on a black-and-white television set in her family’s Bronx apartment. There were two aliens: One of them had long arms that didn’t move, while the other had short, moving arms. The aliens wished to eat apples from a tree, and they succeeded, after a couple of minutes, by working together. “Let’s call this cooperation,” one of them says. “No,” the other replies, “let’s call it Shirley.”Read full article ...
Oregon Has The Lowest Graduation Rate In The Country. Preschool Could Fix That. 8.6.2015 NPR News
But it will take a while.
Dayton: Session deal hinges on date of auditor changes 6.6.2015 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Gov. Dayton says he has offered to accept the Republican position on the state auditor's responsibility to audit counties, but wants it delayed until 2017.
November ballot may include tax increase for college scholarships 4.6.2015 Denver Post: Local
A group of Denver education leaders looking to help high school graduates pay for college wants city voters to increase a sales tax in ...
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Local Briefs 3.6.2015 Durango Herald
Preschool-age kids can study natureDurango Nature Studies will host Weekly Wee Walk Abouts for preschool-age children from 10 to 11 a.m. each Wednesday through August at the Pavilion at Rotary Park.The cost is $5 per child, and free for members. Group discounts are available. A naturalist will meet participants by Rotary Park...
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Before special session, a few details remain 3.6.2015 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Monday's agreement between Gov. Dayton and GOP legislators cleared the way ... almost.
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