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  • Chicago Public Library hosts back-to-school concerts this week

    Chicago Public Library hosts back-to-school concerts this week
    Back-to-school days can be a drag. Luckily, the Chicago Public Library has a good reason to celebrate — and dance. Now through Aug. 29, CPL is hosting its first-ever Back to School-A-Palooza concert series at 20 library branches. The 20-concert...
  • 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...
  • A parent's conflicted feelings about summer break: Is it over yet -- or already?

    A parent's conflicted feelings about summer break: Is it over yet -- or already?
    I can't speak for all parents, but I think I speak for a bunch when I say we've reached the point in August dominated by frequent and feverish mood swings. Mine go like this: "For the love of all things holy would you please go back to school wait don't...
  • 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...
  • Wednesday's Bulletin Board

    Wednesday 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. Free. Call 954-453-6400. Depression and Bipolar Support Group, 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Skolnick Community Center, 800 36th Ave.,...
  • Denim, patterns and bright colors are all the rage with the back-to-school crowd

    Denim, patterns and bright colors are all the rage with the back-to-school crowd
    Students hit the runway at Patrick Henry Mall on Saturday, Aug. 2, showing off the latest in back-to-school fashions. The student models are part of the mall's teen Style Club, which is facilitated by the fashion consulting company, Dress to Impress....
  • School's back in session: Parents, are you IEP/504 ready?

    School's back in session: Parents, are you IEP/504 ready?
    It's back to school today for Orange County, and now all districts in Central Florida are officially back in session. For most parents, this means the new clothes, backpacks and long list of school supplies have been purchased, before and after school...
  • 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,...
  • Where to get free school supplies... while they last

    Where to get free school supplies... while they last
    Local residents can collect free school supplies in the Yorkshire Downs parking lot in Yorktown on Sunday, Aug. 24 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.  A special "Back-to-School Bash" will take place including food, music, face painting and other activities, along...
  • 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...
  • 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...