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Back to School

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  • Healthy fuel for back to school: Tasty, tote-able snack ideas

    Healthy fuel for back to school: Tasty, tote-able snack ideas
    During back-to-school season, many families will find time is at a premium. With routines changing from summer’s slower pace to tighter schedules jam-packed with work, school and extracurricular commitments, it can be hard to keep kids fueled for...
  • Keep your expensive back-to-school clothes clean and bright

    Keep your expensive back-to-school clothes clean and bright
    For many families, clothing represents the largest share of back-to-school expenses each year. The amount of money that goes into a new school wardrobe paired with the reality that kids tend to be careless about their stained clothing can be daunting, but...
  • Back to School Bites

    Back to School Bites
    When it comes to packing lunches and after school snacks for your little ones, it's easy to get into a rut. But by making a few delicious and convenient choices in the grocery store, you can break away from the same old sandwich routine and serve up...
  • Back-to-school checkup

    Back-to-school checkup
    If a back-to-school shopping list is the only list you've made for your child, you may want to get out another clipboard. Doctors are recommending that parents accomplish items on a health to-do checklist before the first day of school so that their...
  • Hump Day Deals: Midweek savings to ease your wallet

    Hump Day Deals: Midweek savings to ease your wallet
    Check out these Hump Day Deals from RetailMeNot: Clothing American Eagle: Get an additional 50% off clearance, plus score free shipping. (Expiring August 6) Aero: RetailMeNot exclusive! Enjoy 30% off one item in stores or online. (Expiring August 6)...
  • Supplies and new gadgets for back-to-school

    It's just about time to go back to school, and going back means new supplies and gadgets. Check out these fun school supplies you won't find on most official school lists. The little ones will love these superhero-inspired backpacks equipped with a cape,...
  • Various backpack drives get Broward youth back to school

    The economy is getting back on its feet, and the unemployment rate is declining in South Florida, but that hasn't had much of an effect on the number of children in the community who cannot afford back-to-school supplies. Several nonprofit organizations,...
  • Your guide to Florida's back-to-school sales-tax holiday

    Your guide to Florida's back-to-school sales-tax holiday
    It's time for back-to-school shopping, and Florida families will get a break on sales tax this weekend when they buy clothing, supplies and computers. The three-day "tax holiday" falls just before the start of school, which is Aug. 11 in Seminole County...
  • Mayor and new superintendent hold forums in lead up to school year

    Mayor and new superintendent hold forums in lead up to school year
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and new schools CEO Gregory Thornton will kick off a listening tour around the city on Monday, as part of a back-to-school campaign scheduled throughout the month that will include hearing out parent concerns and...
  • Back-to-school sales tax holiday kicks off in Florida

    Back-to-school sales tax holiday kicks off in Florida
    Shoppers across South Florida hit the malls Friday to get ready for the new school year, buying tax-free school supplies, new outfits and electronics. Throughout the weekend, Floridians will be spared the usually required 6 percent state sales tax and...
  • Price guide: When to buy back-to-school supplies

    Price guide: When to buy back-to-school supplies
    25 cents is a good sale price on Crayola crayons, but you should really stock up when they hit 15 cents a box. Composition notebooks are easy to find for 33 cents each during the back-to-school season, but 17 cents a piece is a really great deal....