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5-Year-Old Forgoes Birthday Gifts For Global Altruism

A 5-year-old St. Paul boy named Liam March-Schmalstieg didn’t want the typical birthday gifts. Instead, the pre-schooler wanted his party guests to give to an orphanage in Africa. And now the boy’s gesture unexpectedly have come full circle.

09/05/2013

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US Ed Chief Headed To Minn. For Preschool Pitch

Minnesota is getting a visit from the nation’s education chief as he makes a pitch for expanded government spending on early childhood learning programs.

07/12/2013

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Chinese Teacher Posts Abusive Photos Online

A young preschool teacher has been fired for posting more than 700 pics of her abusing her students.

10/26/2012

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Best and Most Affordable Preschools in the Twin Cities

Various studies have deemed Minnesota students among the most successful in the nation. Combine that with evidence of positive long term effects that preschool and early childhood education programs have on children and their future educational paths, and Minnesota’s myriad preschools begins to make sense. In choosing the best and most inexpensive preschools in the area, consider cost as well as reviews and programs provided by the prospective preschools. While you’re shopping around, check out this handful of the best and most affordable in the Twin Cities area.

05/18/2012

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Safety Violations Found At Head Start Centers

It’s the kind of stuff that gives moms nightmares: a machete near a play area, household chemicals accessible to preschoolers, and instructors teaching without a criminal background check.

12/13/2011

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