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4 Biggest Questions Preschoolers Ask: Megan Glaros’ Masterful Guide to Science

I’m like any other mom you’d encounter. I fret, I wipe and I play. But when it comes to the inevitable “how” and “why” science questions I get from my three young kids, I am […]

09/16/2014

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Preschool Teacher Faces Child-Porn Charges

A spokesman for the state’s attorney’s office said there is no evidence that anyone in Richard Gertler’s care was a victim.

06/05/2014

Photo Credit: wondermontessori.com

Best And Most Affordable Preschools In The Chicago Area

If you’re looking to introduce your 3 to 5 year old child to a structured setting of activities with teachers and other children before the stresses of kindergarten kick in, preschool is the way to go. More structured than traditional daycare, children learn to follow instructions, share and cooperate, and are introduced to the foundations of learning. Finding an enriching and affordable preschool is not easy, but Chicago’s top five make it a no brainer.

05/18/2012

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Dart, Other Law Enforcement Officers Protest Against Cuts To Preschool Funding

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart had some harsh words Thursday for state cuts in preschool funding.

WBBM Newsradio–04/26/2012

Under a new approach to teaching math, developed by the Erikson institute, preschool teacher Jennifer Meath integrates math into every subject and activity during class, even while taking attendance or checking the calendar. (Credit: CBS)

New Program Integrates Math Lessons In All Subjects For Preschoolers

Was math the one subject that simply didn’t add up for you in school? Plenty of students struggle with mastering mathematics, but a new program is finding that starting early with a different approach can really pay off.

CBS 2–01/11/2012

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Men Held After Burglarizing South Loop Preschool

Two men are in police custody, after they broke into a South Loop preschool and made off with several items early Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–11/09/2011

Chicago's Best Stuff For Preschoolers

State To Dedicate $270 Million To Pre-School Education

Education experts say money for the youngest kids can pay off in the long run.

WBBM Newsradio–07/20/2011

Chicago's Best Stuff For Preschoolers

Advocates: Preschool Education Is Key

Improving education in Illinois has to start well before kindergarten, according to what a state House committee is hearing.

WBBM Newsradio–03/28/2011

Chicago's Best Stuff For Preschoolers

Chicago’s Best Stuff For Preschoolers

One day you wake up and realize that your city kid isn’t a baby any more. Preschoolers are ready to get out and explore what Chicago has to offer beyond Mom and Tot classes and […]

10/05/2010