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Schools

  • Pence won't reconsider seeking US preschool grant
    INDIANAPOLIS - Education advocates pressured GOP Gov. Mike Pence on Tuesday to reconsider seeking a federal preschool grant, but the governor rejected calls to apply for up to $80 million in funding.
  • How will pre-K be financed?
    Allen County officials say they are waiting to see where future funding will come from for statewide prekindergarten now that Gov. Mike Pence has withdrawn an application for $80 million in federal funds.
  • For many, home is where the school is
    Michele Berkes-Adams tried several public and charter schools before she withdrew her 14-year-old son, Caedmon, and daughter, Delphi, 12, and started schooling them herself.“My son has Asperger’s.
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Preschool Flash Mob

Preschool students from the Martin Luther King Montessori join with those at the Simpson Academy on South Calhoun in Fort Wayne on Thursday to participate in a preschool flash mob that is part of a statewide event intended to raise awareness for the importance of early childhood education. Journal Gazette video by Chad Ryan.

Preschool flash mob

Chad Ryan | The Journal Gazette
Four-year old Paris Smith, left, and Sophia Song, 4, follow along with a presentation on a video screen as they dance in a preschool flash mob on Thursday at the Simpson Academy on South Calhoun. Preschool students from the Martin Luther King Montessori joined with those at the Simpson Academy to participate in the statewide event intended to raise awareness for the importance of early childhood education.

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