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Back to School

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  • September to be busiest back-to-school month, analyst predicts

    September to be busiest back-to-school month, analyst predicts
    Back-to-school promotions showed up in many area stores in mid-July. But now that the kids are back in classrooms -- or headed there soon -- the real shopping will begin, one analyst believes. Marshal Cohen, chief industry analyst for The NPD Group,...
  • Simsbury Goes Back To School Wednesday

    SIMSBURY — The Simsbury School District goes back to school on Wednesday Aug. 26. Simsbury High School and Henry James Memorial Middle School begin at 7:32 a.m. Central School, Latimer Lane, Tariffville School and Tootin' Hills begin at 8:15 a....
  • Robert B. Reich: Back to school, and to widening inequality

    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 SAT-...
  • Bristol's Back to School Movie: Despicable Me 2

    BRISTOL - The Parks and Recreation Department’s annual Back to School Family Movie night will be on Sept. 5 at Muzzy Field featuring Universal Studios's animated film Despicable Me 2. The gates open at 6:30 p.m. with the movie beginning at dusk....
  • Back to school for your money: life insurance

    It's the second week of the Jill on Money "Back to School for your Money" mini-course and since it is also National Life Insurance Awareness Month, let's tackle the complicated topic of life insurance. According to the industry research group LIMRA, 95...
  • YMCA says overscheduling students can be unhealthy

    It's back-to-school time! Meet Jane Doe*, a well-rounded high school junior who volunteers at the Y. Consistently named to the honor roll, Jane is preparing to apply to college next year. She plays on the varsity lacrosse team, and just landed a small...
  • August retail sales climb 0.6%, boosted by back-to-school shopping

    American consumers opened their wallets for back-to-school shopping in August, boosting retail sales as gas prices fell and the job market improved. U.S. retail sales jumped 0.6% last month from the month before, the Commerce Department said Friday....
  • Apodaca: Running the gauntlet that is the start of school

    It's back-to-school season, an annual event greeted by students with a mixture of excitement, anticipation and dread. Parents too, but in a different way. For those of us with kids in school, this time of year tests our strategic skills, logistics...
  • Back to school for your money: bonds

    Now that the kids are back to school, it's time to hit the books for you and your money. For the next few weeks, I am going to cover basic financial and investment concepts that seem to flummox people. When I wrote about bonds a couple of years ago, I...
  • Variety Ups Jenelle Riley to Deputy Awards and Features Editor

    Jenelle Riley has been promoted to deputy awards and features editor at Variety. Riley joined the industry trade's staff in September 2013 as an associate editor in the Features department, where she reported to Steven Gaydos, V.P./executive editor. In...
  • Joy, Trepidation As Schools Open In Wethersfield

     Joy, Trepidation As Schools Open In Wethersfield
    WETHERSFIELD -- Teachers and staff cheered and waved blue and white pompoms as students entered Silas Deane Middle School Tuesday for the start of the new school year. "We wanted to cheer them back to school, celebrate the new year, anything we can do...