back to school

  • BBB Tip: Back to School

    Better Business Bureau It may seem like school just let out, but it’s already time to start thinking about the new school year! With back-to-school specials running all summer long, parents and students can start their shopping early and spread it out to avoid a hefty back-to-school shopping bill...
  • Vision Checks Important as Kids Head Back to School

    Katherine Davis-Young Public News Service PHOENIX – Many Arizona kids are heading back to school this month, and doctors say when they return to the classroom it’s important to make sure they can see well. About 80 percent of what a child learns at school happens visually. When children...
  • The proactive parent’s checklist for back-to-school success

    BPT A new school year is quickly approaching, and while you probably have supply lists and bus schedules in hand, there are a few other things parents should tackle to get a head start on the back-to-school season. Prepare kids for the best school year yet by handling these...
  • BBB Tips for Hiring the Right Tutor

    Rebecca Harpster Golden Gate Better Business Bureau Although the school year hasn’t quite started, now is a great time to start thinking about tutoring services. Hiring a tutor for your child is a great way to help them with a subject they struggle in, ensure that they’re staying on...
  • Five Steps to Better Back-to-School Shopping

    Rebecca Harpster Golden Gate Better Business Bureau Another school year is quickly approaching, and now is the time to make sure your family is prepared! Back to school shopping is no small ordeal; a survey from the National Retail Federation (NRF) found that consumers are planning on spending $83.6...
  • Back-to-School Tips that Save Time and Money

    Family Features Back-to-school season means it’s time to get back to the business of learning. This year you can ace your back-to-school shopping excursion with these time- and money-saving steps that can make getting the whole family ready for a new school year a breeze. Start with a list....
  • Memory-Making Meals Mark Back to School

    Family Features Most families are looking for ways to spend more time together, but managing the family schedule can be a daunting task, especially with the additions of nightly homework and extracurricular activities a new school year brings. Hectic weeknight schedules during back-to-school season don’t need to get in...
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    How To Help Your Kids In School

    NAPS Whether your child is just entering elementary school or looking at senior year of college, the right equipment can help make things go more smoothly. You may care to contemplate this checklist of important stuff to have to at every level: Elementary School Students • Backpacks, whether a...