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Back to School

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  • Digital Savant: Be aware of shifts in buying back-to-school tech

    Cutting the cord might be a little easier if everything weren't wireless. For parents of students heading off to college or returning to dorm/starter-apartment life, you want to help out with the right tools for higher learning. But technology moves so...
  • L.A. Unified students return to school with more teachers on the job

    L.A. Unified students return to school with more teachers on the job
    More than 650,000 Los Angeles Unified students went back to school Tuesday, supported by the largest funding boost in seven years for hundreds of new teachers, counselors, nurses, library aides and principals. At Baldwin Hills Elementary in Los Angeles,...
  • Advice from the experts on how not to be schooled while going back to school

    Advice from the experts on how not to be schooled while going back to school
    Stores bury parents this time of year with advertisements, offers and coupons for back-to-school sales. Consumer protection experts bury columnists like me with advice about how to stay safe, and save money, while preparing to go back to school. Here...
  • Back-to-school shopping a chance to teach financial tips to kids

    Ready or not, Labor Day is a few weeks away, which means so is another school year. This time around, turn shopping for clothes, colored pencils and such for class into a chance to offer children and teens some tips about money management, bargain...
  • Back-to-school shopping heats up

    Back-to-school shopping heats up
    As music videos played on flat screen TVs overhead, Brendon Lee, 7, sank into a brown cushioned stool at Shoe City on Monday while his great-aunt poked the toe of the white Converse sneaker on his left foot. It was the right shoe but the wrong size....
  • Resale is hot for back to school

    Resale is hot for back to school
    Kate Smith was never one to rifle through the racks at thrift stores. But when she saw almost new high-end kids' clothes selling at steep discounts on online resale shop ThredUp, the mom of two felt she'd made a real back-to-school shopping find. "I get...
  • Five things for Monday, August 11

    Five things for Monday, August 11
    Five things for today in Orlando and Central Florida: back to school in Seminole; go along for the ride as an eagle learns to hunt; and thousands of old coins were found during the demolition of a house. It's Monday and some of you are heading back to...
  • Rising back-to-school lists, costs give families a lesson in economics

    WASHINGTON Mother Lindsay Barnes already knows what the National Retail Federation is reporting in a recent study it costs a lot to send kids back to school. The federation said this month that families will spend an average of $101.18 per student for...
  • We took back the night, for what? [Letter]

    So we took back the night, Wednesday night at Mondawmin Mall, and seeing what we have become, my heart sank just a little. The night was very much a success. The attendance was a wee bit sparse, but that was to be expected; it was, after all, dreadfully...
  • Niki and Gabi share beauty tips at Lehigh Valley Mall

    Niki and Gabi share beauty tips at Lehigh Valley Mall
    The Beatles had Shea Stadium to greet legions of teenage fans. Teen fashion icons and YouTube sensations Niki and Gabi DeMartino had the Lehigh Valley Mall on Saturday. For parents and adults who probably haven't heard of them, Niki and Gabi are the teen...
  • Teens model back-to-school fashion at the Burbank Town Center

    Teens model back-to-school fashion at the Burbank Town Center
    Teenagers took to a fashion runway in Burbank on Friday, showing off new trends as well as decades-old styles just in time for another school year. The Burbank Town Center hosted its second annual "Back to School" fashion show in the mall's Center...