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Programs expand for kids at Rock of Hope Baptist Church in Edmonds

EDMONDS — The Rock of Hope Baptist Church in Edmonds is expanding its programs for kids.A new north campus for older children is expected to open in September at 8713 220th St. SW. Preschool classes will continue at the south campus, 7812 224th St. SW.

Date: 08/29/2015 | Local News

Nature is at the root of new preschool in Monroe

MONROE — At a new preschool here, kids will be listening to Mozart in a barn, collecting eggs from a chicken coup, feeding farm animals and tending a garden.Teacher Korista Minney is putting an outdoorsy spin on early-childhood education with a program that combines...

Date: 08/03/2015 | Local News

Seattle council approves guidelines for preschool program

SEATTLE — The Seattle City Council has unanimously approved guidelines for the city’s plan to subsidize preschool.The Seattle Times reported that Monday’s vote lays out a plan for how the city will choose preschool providers and other details.

Date: 04/07/2015 | Northwest

Accord on funding education

College students will tell you that nothing focuses the mind like an impending deadline. The same apparently can be said for a contempt of court citation.While there are definite differences among Democrats and Republicans and House and Senate in Olympia

Date: 04/02/2015 | Editorials

Value in all-day kindergarten

It is requiring a measure of faith in the Legislature, but the Everett School District's board of directors voted recently to continue funding full-day kindergarten at four district elementary schools, beyond the funding provided by the state,...

Date: 02/08/2015 | Editorials

Stand for Children adds its voice to chorus for education fix

In addressing education funding when it convenes in January, the Legislature must serve two masters.It has to satisfy a state Supreme Court ruling — and lift a contempt of court finding — that mandates that it fulfill its paramount duty to fully fund education in...

Date: 12/15/2014 | Editorials

Seattle keen on preschool plan

SEATTLE — Seattle voters appear to support a new property tax to support free preschool for low-income 3- and 4-year-olds.

Date: 11/04/2014 | Local News

Preschool proposals compete on Seattle ballot

SEATTLE — Two Seattle ballot proposals that could both benefit thousands of preschool children are competing against each other for voter attention, and some supporters worry neither will pass.

Date: 10/21/2014 | Northwest

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