Citywide Effort Underway To Fill School Supplies GapTheir goal, fill the supplies gap caused by under-funding of Philadelphia public schools by collecting what teachers and kids need.
Back To School Backpack Giveaway Gets Students Ready For The Year With Free School SuppliesChildren who might not otherwise be able to afford new school supplies were given a backpack full of goodies to get them ready for the year.
Philadelphia Nonprofit, Newspaper Collecting Office Supplies For Needy SchoolsThis drive, by Global Citizen and the publisher of the Inquirer and Daily News, seeks donations of basic office supplies for Philadelphia schools.
Back-To-School Shopping in July? Sure, Say Retailers and Some ParentsEven though it's July, retailers are already advertising their back-to-school items.
Blog: 5 Easy Ways to Save on School Supplies
School Supplies Expected To Hit The Shelves Earlier This YearMany area schools have only been on summer break for a month, but back to school ads are already in full swing.
DIY School Supplies Just In Time For Back To SchoolJazzing 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!
Buy The Right BackpackWhen 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.
Parents, Students Shop For Uniforms As New School Year ApproachesFor many parents and students, back to school shopping means buying uniforms and the accessories.
Pay Attention To Your Child's BackpackOne of the most important decisions a parent or student can make before the start of the school year is to select the best back pack for school books.
Part 1: The Cost of School Clothes and UniformsHow do you get everything you need for your child without spending a small fortune, especially now that many Philadelphia public and charter schools, like area Catholic schools, require students to wear uniform clothing?
Part 2: A Teacher's Advice On School SuppliesA School District of Philadelphia educator offers some advice for parents who are already eyeing the "back to school" supply displays at local store.