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School Supplies Expected To Hit The Shelves Earlier This Year

Many area schools have only been on summer break for a month, but back to school ads are already in full swing.

07/16/2013

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DIY School Supplies Just In Time For Back To School

Jazzing up school supplies is a fun project for you and your kids before the school year starts. Stir up their artistic natures and create some one-of-a-kind gear together!

07/15/2013

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Ask a Chef: Best Back To School Lunch Recipes

Even highly trained chefs deal with kid critics when it comes to lunch box offerings. The Executive Chef of Shaw’s Crab House in Chicago says use fresh ingredients and a little risk and you get fewer orders of pb&j this school year.

07/15/2013

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Mold Delays First Day Of Classes For South Jersey School

As custodians were cleaning the primary media center in the Jordan Road School Friday they noticed mold on several surfaces.

09/05/2012

(Students Jalyn, 10, and Bryan, 12, stand in front of a mural of teachers at FACTS Charter School holding signs spelling out "Welcome Back to School."  Credit: John McDevitt)

In Some Philadelphia Schools, Classes Begin Today For Students

Summer vacation is over for many school students.

09/04/2012

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Kids Must Wash Hands To Prevent Getting Sick

The number one way to prevent the spread of most viruses never changes. Kids and adults must wash their hands.

08/29/2012

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Buy The Right Backpack

When shopping for your kids, there are many backpack styles to choose from. Get one that distributes the weight across the back equally – usually one with two straps that are padded.

08/28/2012

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Growing Back-To-School Lists, Shrinking Budgets

Although school starts very soon for most college and high school students, with one week until Labor Day, many are still out filling those “back to school” shopping lists.

08/27/2012

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Parents, Students Shop For Uniforms As New School Year Approaches

For many parents and students, back to school shopping means buying uniforms and the accessories.

08/23/2012

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Top Places For Back To School Shopping

With summer coming to an end, parents and children throughout the city are gearing up for a new school year. Not sure where to shop for back-to-school clothes for the fall? Check out our list!

08/21/2012

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Psychologist Offers Tips For Coping With Back-To-School Anxiety

The school year is right around the corner. Not only is it a busy time for parents and their children but one that can trigger some worries from kids.

08/20/2012

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Teens Adjusting To School

Find out how to help your teens adjust to school.

08/17/2012

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Back To School Means Lots Of Shopping For College Freshmen

Many kids headed to college will be living on their own for the first time, and for them, back to school means furnishing their own place with all of the essentials.

08/16/2012

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Sleep Expert: Get Your Kids On Their Back-To-School Sleep Schedule Now

Summer vacations are winding down and the school year is set to begin soon. That means children and parents are going to have to readjust their sleep schedules.

08/14/2012

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Back To School: Clothes

Find out more information on Plato’s Closet.

08/10/2012

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