preschool education

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preschool education:

see kindergartenkindergarten
[Ger.,=garden of children], system of preschool education. Friedrich Froebel designed (1837) the kindergarten to provide an educational situation less formal than that of the elementary school but one in which children's creative play instincts would be organized
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; nursery schoolnursery school,
educational institution for children from two to four years of age. It is distinguishable from a day nursery in that it serves children of both working and nonworking parents, rarely receives public funds, and has as its primary objective to promote the social
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Pursuant to the Agreement, the China Preschool Fund targets to raise an initial tranche of US$200 million.
The NPD Preschool Academy emphasizes creative play and hands-on learning, focusing on individual growth, self-esteem, problem solving and social interaction.
Also, Congress approved $750 million to support competitive grants to states to develop or expand high-quality preschool through the Preschool Development Grants (PDG) program.
The Preschool Matters Grant Program is just one way Canberra is leading the nation in strengthening parental engagement in children s learning.
Other providers of preschool education include also the State Religious Department and ABIM (Angkatan Belia Islam Malaysia).
A petition to keep the preschool open has already garnered more than 413 signatures.
Ltd (C fore) quizzed 2,705 respondents including parents (with at least one child in preschool), teachers and principals, asking them to rate 175 preschools on ten parameters of education excellence.
Prior studies of the long-run impacts of targeted preschool programs--for example, the Perry Preschool Project and the federally funded Head Start program--find that preschool produces not only private returns in the form of increased lifetime earnings but also public returns in the form of reductions in crime and in use of public assistance.
They find that in both states, new publicly funded childcare centers tended to increase the total number of childcare providers, indicating that government intervention can increase preschool use.
We teach parents how to bring an outstanding preschool education into their own home," says Teacher Lee.
Despite these and other challenges, however, the number of properties being launched is growing rapidly, with more than 170 properties worldwide that can be identified as specifically targeting the preschool market for toys, apparel, domestics, and other categories.