- Lessons for de Blasio in New Jersey’s Free Pre-K – NYTimes.com.for the first few weeks of preschool Teddy a 3.. year old Chinese Immigrant, cried nearly everyday’ some days he sat quietly + refused to play’ they began learning Mandarin, tutored his parents in reading + paired Teddy with older classmates to teach him about topic like woodland animals’ officials across the country, including < m a y o r.. b i l l.. d e.. b l a s i of new york are looking to efforts like those in new jersey as they seek to broaden a c e s s to free, full day prekindergarten > though experts differ on the long term benefits of preschool, the programs in 31 low income district in new jersey are widely acknowledged for strong result. in new jersey, students attend prekindergarten < for two years, one class sizes are limited to 15′ + it took more than a decade to perfect the model; the district faced a host of challenges including persuading family to enroll + rolled out a r o b u s curriculum but new jersey’s example suggest s that even if he is successful, he will faced perhaps a greater challenge> making prekindergarten programs worth the money……………………………………………….. during his campaign for m a y o r.. Mr. d e.. b l a s i o presented his kindergarten plan as a way of reducing inequality in the city.
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Boy Uses PlayStation Money to Teach Neighbors About Fire Safety | The Good News – Yahoo Shine. when you’re a kid, having enough money to buy your favorite toy is a big deal’ h e c t o r…m o n t o y a of g r a n d.. p r a i r i e.. t e x a s, has spent the past few years saving his allowance + birthday money after accumulating $350, he decided he would purchase the $400 game console when he had socked away enough cash’ hector could’ t understand why the family didn’t have smoke detectors, t a n a n… m o n t o y a… hector’ s mother, tells yahoo shine’ a few days later , hector approached his mother with an idea’ the money hector had was enough to purchase 100 smoke detectors, which he + his mother planned to distribute around their n e i g h b o u r h o o d’ on Friday the fireman teamed up with hector + took him to each house to install the detectors, says m o n t o y a’ she added that many of the homes they visited didn’t have the two working smoke detectors required by law, including some homes occupied by e d e r l y people.
- Rare photo of slave children found in attic – US news | NBC News. a haunting 150–year–old photo found in a North Carolina attic shows a young black child name john barefoot and wearing ragged clothes perch on a barrel next to another u n d i e n t i f i e d young boy’ the photo which may have been taken in the early 1860s. 2. it’s very difficult and poignant piece of American history, he said’ in April, the photo was found at a moving sale in Charlotte, accompanied by a document detailing the sale of john for $ 1,150, not a small sum in 1854.
Guy Fawkes Day – European History for Kids!.there’ s a famous verse about guy Fawkes’ plot to blow up the king of England and the houses of parliament in 1605, and it goes like this; remember, remember the fifth of November gun powder, treason and plot’ to remember guy Fawkes day, people in England celebrate the fifth of November every year as a holiday even today’ did you know that our habit of calling a man called ” guy ” comes from guy Fawkes? people called the stuffed dolls ” guys ” because they represented guy Fawkes’ one small project; learn to recite the verse ( but be safe ) what kind of evil would your guy represent?
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