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FLOSSMOOR | While some Homewood-Flossmoor Community High School students are learning about algebraic equations and the properties of physics, other much younger Vikings are learning their numbers and colors at the school's Little Viking Preschool.
Homewood-Flossmoor High School's Child Development students pose with preschoolers in H-F's Little Viking Preschool program last year. This year's preschool program will run Feb. 3 to May 16; registration is going on now at the school. For more information, call (708) 799-3000, ext. 5227.
Preschool teacher Dana Hamady helps students identify colors Tuesday at Sunset Hill Farm County Park. The Parents as Teachers group runs the Ready Set Kindergarten preschool program at the park. The program meets on the first three Tuesdays of each month for a morning and an afternoon sessio…
Olivia O'Quinn and Noah Udzielak line up during a "hunt for colors" Tuesday at Sunset Hill Farm County Park in Valparaiso. The Parents as Teachers organization has partnered with the park to offer the preschool program. It meets the first three Tuesdays of each month for a morning and an aft…
Veronica Perez works on a drawing Tuesday during the Ready Set Kindergarten preschool class at Sunset Hill Farm County Park. The Parents as Teachers organization has partnered with the Porter County park to offer the preschool program that meets the first three Tuesdays of each month for a m…
Preschool teacher Dana Hamady works with Macie Majors on a drawing Tuesday during the Ready Set Kindergarten preschool program at Sunset Hill Farm County Park. The Parents as Teachers organization works with the park to offer the preschool program. It meets the first three Tuesdays of each m…
INDIANAPOLIS | Senate Democrats will push next year to make kindergarten mandatory across Indiana while also having prekindergarten classes available in every school corporation.
INDIANAPOLIS | A Senate panel scaled back a House-approved expansion of Indiana's private school voucher program Thursday by keeping most current eligibility requirements and only slightly increasing the value of a voucher.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana House voted 92-6 Monday to establish a preschool pilot program providing tuition support for up to 1,000 4-year-olds to attend preschool in five to-be-determined counties.
INDIANAPOLIS | House Republicans may be forced to cast an uncomfortable vote this month, rejecting Republican Gov. Mike Pence's proposed income tax cut en route to approving their two-year budget plan that increases state spending.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana House agreed Thursday to limit participation in a preschool voucher pilot program to 4-year-olds only.
INDIANAPOLIS | Two education proposals backed by Gov. Mike Pence that would expand eligibility for Indiana's private school voucher program and extend state voucher funding to pre-kindergarten students were approved Thursday by a House committee.
HAMMOND | The Hammond Public Library will conduct its first Preschool Roundup on Jan. 31.
CROWN POINT | Discover different cultures through art and literacy. The Crown Point Library Children’s Services and the South Shore Arts are partnering a “Passport” series for preschool and school age children (ages 5-9). The programs at the Crown Point Library are literary programs to enhan…
PORTAGE | Do you have a child that's ready for preschool? Stop in the Portage Public Library, 2665 Irving St. anytime between 6 to 8 p.m. to see what area preschools have to offer.
INDIANAPOLIS | The state's most powerful business organization on Monday added its voice to the chorus of legislative leaders skeptical that Indiana can afford the 10 percent income tax cut proposed by Republican Gov.-elect Mike Pence.
CRETE | The Crete Park District offers a preschool.
Pictured is Lacey Urbikas, 4-year-old from Crete, in her first day at Crete Park District Preschool. If you would like more information about the preschool call (708) 672-6969 or go to Cretepark.com.
VALPARAISO | Leaping and Learning Preschool at Perpetual Motion is accepting registrations for the 2012-2013 school year. Classes are available for children ages 2-5. Early Learners is for children who are 2 years old by August 1, 2012 and will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 to 10 a.m…
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