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By: Jessica Beckman, UWSC Volunteer

It was a warm and bustling day at the Owatonna library. The parking lot was packed, except for a few spots scattered around. A truck with the words FRED...

posted at: Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 10:19am

While it's easy to assume that every child is ready for kindergarten when they reach a certain age, there are important factors to consider, such as their academic ability and emotional maturity. Kindergarten readiness can be nurtured in every...

posted at: Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 4:24am

United Way operates successful programs like Born Learning to encourage parents and educators to participate fully and in positive ways during a child's earliest learning stages. By raising awareness, providing educational material, and engaging...

posted at: Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 4:21am

The academic success of children in later years depends heavily upon their kindergarten readiness. The first few years of education and preparedness are the most crucial to establishing a solid foundation from which children can adapt to school...

posted at: Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 1:51am