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Back to School

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  • Pesticide Education "Back to School" Resources

     
    The Pesticide Education folks at Penn State have posted their “back to School” issue. This year they’re sharing pest management and pesticide safety resources. This is really great stuff. There are insect morphology and metamorphosis...
  • 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 Safety Fair set for Sept. 13

    The Dori Slosberg/Safe Roads Task Force's "Back to School" Safety Fair is set for 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 13 at Boynton Beach Oceanfront Park, 6415 N. Ocean Drive. With a growing number of residents and visitors occupying A1A in Broward and Palm Beach...
  • 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...
  • Summer retail sales rise but spending may not hold up through holidays

    As back-to-school sales blur into Christmas layaway promotions, consumers are spending again — but some economists warn that the splurging may be fleeting. Americans opened their wallets in August after falling gas prices and an improving job...
  • Back to school and to widening inequality [Commentary]

    Back to school and to widening inequality [Commentary]
    American kids are heading back to school. But the schools they're heading back to differ dramatically by family income. Which helps explain the growing achievement gap between lower- and higher-income children. Thirty years ago, the average gap on...
  • Back to school: $10 cuts for kids, mini-makovers for mom at JCP salon

    Back to school: $10  cuts for kids, mini-makovers for mom at JCP salon
    JC Penney salons are offering $10 kids' haircuts as a back-to-school special. Call to make an appointment for children in grades K-6. All salons are participating, and walk-ins are welcome.  While you're waiting, mom is eligible for a $25 “Just...
  • Monday's Bulletin Board

    Monday Back-to-School Drive, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Children's Home Society of Florida, 401 NE Fourth St., Fort Lauderdale. Call 954-453-6400. Creative Writing Workshop, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Weston Branch Library, 4205 Bonaventure Blvd. Free....
  • It's Freebie Friday! $25 off at Best Buy, free Slurpees, $10 off gas

    It's Freebie Friday! $25 off at Best Buy, free Slurpees, $10 off gas
    Happy Freebie Friday! It's time for my fabulous freebie free-for-all! This week's list features $25 off at Best Buy, a free Rotisserie Chicken Burger at Boston Market (again),  a free Slurpee at 7-Eleven (again) as the chain continues to give away sweet...
  • Back to school: $10 off at Macy's through Sunday

    Back to school: $10 off at Macy's through Sunday
    If you're back-to-school shopping, use a coupon to save $10 at Macy's this weekend. Save $10 on a $25 purchase on sale, clearance and select home goods until 1 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. There are some exclusions.  Also, Macy's has...
  • Back-to-school event helps Children's Home Society

    Patrons who came to Flamingo Gardens' Back 2 School Weekend in Davie didn't just come to enjoy the festivities, but also to help a worthy cause. The botanical gardens and wildlife sanctuary collected school supplies at the entrance for the Children's...