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Back to School

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  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Surprising student discounts for teens

    Surprising student discounts for teens
    A glorious new school year is right around the corner—and what better way for your teens to get pumped up than by putting their shiny new student IDs to use? Check out these student discounts geared for your high schooler. Dairy Queen: Check...
  • Eustis churches to hold back-to-school events offering physicals and more

    Eustis churches to hold back-to-school events offering physicals and more
    Hundreds of local students are about to descend on several Eustis area churches, and the congregations couldn't be happier about it. First Presbyterian, Lake Eustis Christian and Epiphany Celebration Anglican churches will each host back-to-school...
  • Bethlehem fashion bloggers Niki and Gabi to headline "ABCs of Style" at Lehigh Valley Mall

    Bethlehem fashion bloggers Niki and Gabi to headline "ABCs of Style" at Lehigh Valley Mall
    Nineteen-year-old Bethlehem twins and YouTube sensations Niki and Gabi DeMartino will headline the back to school “ABC’s of Style” event at Lehigh Valley Mall Saturday. Niki and Gabi who have more than 400,000 followers on their two...
  • We took back the night, for what? [Letter]

    So we took back the night, Wednesday night at Mondawmin Mall, and seeing what we have become, my heart sank just a little. The night was very much a success. The attendance was a wee bit sparse, but that was to be expected; it was, after all, dreadfully...
  • AACPS, local churches held back-to-school events

    AACPS, local churches held back-to-school events
    The Anne Arundel County school system is anticipating more than 8,000 county residents to attend back-to-school events that offer resources and information for the upcoming school year. For the fourth consecutive year, the school system is staging its...
  • Teen Vogue's Back-to-School Saturdays set to kick off

    Teen Vogue's Back-to-School Saturdays set to kick off
    Teen Vogue initiated a shopping day full of special promotions called Back-to-School Saturday in 2012. This year, the event, aka #BTSS,  has been stretched to almost a month long, from Friday through the Labor Day weekend (and it's been renamed Back-to-...
  • 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 fair helps parents and kids

    Back-to-school fair helps parents and kids
    Kindergartner Isaiah Brazell, 5, sat patiently for a back-to-school haircut Saturday as volunteer barber Cliff Colston wielded his clippers. Nearby, Isaiah's mother, Yolanda Robinson, waited with other parents whose children were getting free haircuts at...