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Back to School

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  • Spending jumps during back-to-college season

    Spending jumps during back-to-college season
    At the Target in Baltimore's Mondawmin Mall, megaphone-shaped "college" signs hang over aisles stocked with must-haves for students living on their own, such as mini-refrigerators, desk lamps and six-packs of ramen noodles. "Back to College" is a well-...
  • 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...
  • Recess: the fourth 'R'? [Commentary]

    Recess: the fourth 'R'? [Commentary]
    Every school should have a Donte Samuel. For more than eight years, Mr. Samuel has created a warm and happy environment at Belmont Elementary in West Baltimore, where excited pupils greet him daily with bright eyes and wide smiles in the middle of their...
  • Excitement and some tears as children go back to school

    Excitement and some tears as children go back to school
    At the front door of a home near Holabird Academy in Southeast Baltimore, new city schools CEO Gregory Thornton and the Baltimore Oriole Bird mascot greeted a gaggle of young children with fresh uniforms and backpacks, all ready for the first day of...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • 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....
  • Mini mani pedi: Spas try catering to a much younger clientele

    Mini mani pedi: Spas try catering to a much younger clientele
    This fall, 11-year-old Shayna Slatkin will start middle school. Before her first class, she and her mother will cover all the usual bases: shopping for new notebooks, pencils and erasers — and visiting a spa for a new look. Shayna, who lives in...
  • 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...