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Preschool

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No More Half-Days For East San Jose Preschoolers

Fun and games are over for some pre-kindergartners in Silicon Valley with the new Educare program unveiled Tuesday that would put them in school for a full eight-hour day, year round.

09/17/2013

Molestation

Former East Bay Preschool Teacher Charged With Molestation

A former Contra Costa County preschool teacher has been charged with child molestation in connection with several victims, a prosecutor said Wednesday.

05/01/2013

Nazila Sharaf (left) and her younger sister Lida Sharaf face numerous child abuse and neglect charges stemming from their work at a child care facility in Livermore. (Livermore Police)

Pleasanton Sisters Arraigned On Child Abuse Charges For Swaddling

The attorney for two Northern California sisters facing charges that they endangered the lives of infants at their daycare by binding them too tightly in swaddling blankets says the women didn’t intend to hurt the babies.

04/26/2013

Centerpointe Christian Preschool in Pleasanton. (CBS)

Pleasanton Preschool Under Scrutiny Again For Teacher Conduct

Less than a month after a teacher at a Pleasanton preschool was accused of tying up a toddler, the school faces new scrutiny after a student was allegedly pinched by another teacher.

04/04/2013

Deborah Gratz (Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office)

Morgan Hill Childcare Teacher Accused Of Drugging Toddlers’ Drinking Cups

Parents of children at Morgan Hill’s Kiddie Academy are being asked to contact police, after a teacher who has been with the preschool for the past five years was recently arrested at her Hollister home on felony charges of child endangerment.

03/12/2013

Centerpointe Christian Preschool in Pleasanton. (CBS)

Ex-Pleasanton Preschool Teacher Accused Of Binding Toddler

A former teacher at a Pleasanton preschool is being investigated for allegedly binding a 2-year-old girl’s ankles and wrists after she refused to go to sleep during naptime, school officials said.

03/12/2013

(CBS)

Multi-Million Dollar Fund Proposed To Support Programs For Marin Children

Would Marin County residents support a hike in property or sales taxes in order to fund a broad array of support programs for kids of all ages in the county?

02/26/2013

Police search a Cupertino neighborhood Wednesday (CBS)

Cupertino Preschool Lockdown Lifted After Nearby Search

A preschool in Cupertino remained locked down Wednesday afternoon as authorities went door-to-door searching for a suspect, a school official said.

12/19/2012

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Peninsula Coastal Child Care Facilities Burglarized

Between Sunday afternoon and early Monday morning suspects broke into and ransacked a Half Moon Bay children’s center and an El Granada preschool, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office.

01/24/2012

(AP)

State Cuts To Close Preschool Doors For Many South Bay Families

Low-income families will feel the budget cut this summer as the state is set to cut funding for preschool and toddler-care programs.

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