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Back to School

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  • Seminole's Christian HELP could use some volunteer power

    Seminole's Christian HELP could use some volunteer power
    Parents may be relieved their kids are heading back to school, but the start of classes creates a problem for nonprofit organizations that rely on volunteer power -- particularly young volunteer power. "We have seen a huge increase in clients over the...
  • Save money on back-to-school shopping at consignment stores

    Why shop consignment for back-to-school? As Again! Again! owner Laura Kobylanski points out, there are many good reasons. Kobylanski's shop is located in Colchester, and carries gently-used children's clothing size preemie to junior, shoes size 0...
  • 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....
  • READER SUBMITTED: Hair Cuttery Donates Back To School Haircuts To Children In Need

    Hartford area Hair Cuttery salons launched its 15th annual Share A Haircut program to provide children in need with a fresh haircut to start the new school year. Through Aug. 31, every time a child 18 years old or younger receives a haircut at the Hair...
  • Shoppers waiting longer to finish back-to-school list

    Shoppers waiting longer to finish back-to-school list
    Back to school shoppers are waiting a little longer than they did last year to finish their shopping, perhaps to take advantage of end-of-summer deals, the National Retail Federation said Wednesday. The average family with kids in grades K-12 had...
  • Target cuts forecast as it woos back customers with more discounts

    Target cuts forecast as it woos back customers with more discounts
    (Reuters) - Target Corp cut its full-year earnings forecast as it offers more discounts to attract cash-strapped customers and win over shoppers unnerved by a massive holiday-season data breach. The third-largest U.S. retailer, however, said sales and...
  • Vaccination myths endanger everyone [Commentary]

    Vaccination myths endanger everyone [Commentary]
    This month more than 50 million American children will report to our public and elementary school systems to begin another school year, bringing with them not only new books, laptops, smartphones and iPads, but also their parents' hopes and dreams for a...
  • Young black professionals come back to Akron for back-to-school drive

    Steve King came home. So did his boyhood friend, Eric Fletcher. Their return to Akron didn't bring ESPN cameras or gushing broadcasters. There was no Twitter frenzy or billboards. There were, however, tons of hugs for the two former Akron men, who...
  • 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...
  • Reader feedback Aug. 27: William and Mary football stadium renovations, back-to-school meal deal, slain teens remembered

    Tribe to renovate stadium William and Mary announced plans Tuesday for a $27 million renovation project of Zable Stadium that will update and modernize the 79-year-old facility. Plans call for a new upper deck, suites and a new press box on the west side...
  • TLC orders more "Kate Plus 8"

    TLC orders more "Kate Plus 8"
    Fans of Berks County mom of eight Kate Gosselin are getting their wish. After airing a two-part special "Kate Plus 8" in June, TLC has announced the reality series following the single mom and her eight kids is returning in December. Three years after...