Education & Child Care

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Helping Children Rebuild Trust Amid National Violence

The United States has seen an inflation in gun violence, with active shooter incidents becoming alarmingly more common in recent years. They increased from...
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How to Prepare for an IEP Meeting

Are you overwhelmed by the special education process? Do you feel like you are a part of your child’s Individualized Education Plan (IEP) meeting?...

Meet These Inspiring Teachers from the Delaware Valley

The Write Stuff Meet Mrs. Piernik, Sts. Cyril and Philomena Catholic School, Lansdowne, Pennsylvania As a little girl, Brittany Piernik had trouble reading. But a very...
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Community Music School Anniversary Concert

The Community Music School (CMS) in Trappe, Pennsylvania, will commemorate its 30th anniversary with a celebratory concert on Saturday, April 23. The concert will begin...
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Why I Found Half-Day Kindergarten Was Better Than Full-Day

A mom explains why, when her twins weren’t chosen for full-day kindergarten, she found half-day sessions were better.

Montessori for the Very Young

Montessori classrooms and teachers are accepting younger students, from toddlers to babies.
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Good Intentions Don't Prevent Cavities

Parents choose juice boxes, gummy vitamins and bottled water with their kids' health in mind, but it could lead to more cavities, warns Dr. Rachel A. Maher.

Team Your School Up With the Eagles, Phillies, Sixers and Flyers

Philly’s pro sports teams offer schools programs to motivate kids to exercise, read, master STEM and eat right.

3 Steps to Find a Preschool

Here are things to look for in a quality preschool, and some things to avoid.

Find quality child care in New Jersey

How do New Jersey Child Care Centers rate? New state system, Grow NJ Kids, sets benchmarks and rates participating child care centers such as Holding Hands Child Care and Play Center, while monitoring quality.