back to school

  • Qué dicen los Doctores: Mantener la seguridad de los niños en su regreso a la escuela

    Los niños pueden y deben volver a la escuela con seguridad incluso antes de ser vacunados, dice Brian Lee, especialista en enfermedades infecciosas pediátricas de la Universidad de California en San Francisco. “Yo soy padre. Me preocupa que mis hijos enfermen de COVID cuando vuelvan al colegio. Comparto sus...
  • A Doctor’s Word: Keeping Kids Safe as They Return to School

    Children can and should safely return to schools even before they are vaccinated, according to University of California San Francisco pediatric infectious diseases specialist Brian Lee. “I am a parent. I worry about my kids getting sick from COVID when they go back to school. I share your anxieties,”...
  • ¿Escuelas Deberían Pausar las Pruebas Estandarizadas?

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Los críticos de las pruebas estandarizadas dicen que el gobierno federal debería reducir o pausar estas pruebas, como la pandemia ha reducido los esfuerzos de aprendizaje de muchos estudiantes durante el año pasado. Algunos grupos de educación y sindicatos de maestros sostienen que las pruebas...
  • Should Schools Hit Pause on Standardized Testing?

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Critics of standardized testing say the federal government should reduce or pause these tests, since the pandemic has upended so many students’ learning efforts in the last year. Some education groups and teacher’s unions argue standardized tests disproportionately affect Black and Brown students and those...
  • EarthTalk Q&A: Greener school buses?

    EarthTalk Roddy Scheer & Doug Moss Now that school is back in session, those big yellow diesel-fueled school buses are all over the roads again. While they’re relatively safe—and definitely old school—they’re also big polluters, chugging along at 4-6 miles to the gallon while creating a cloud of harmful...
  • 3 Ways to Save Time and Money on Back-to-School Shopping

    New grade levels and new routines mean it’s time to purchase back-to-school essentials that will help make this year a success. Though this time of year can be stressful for parents, a few tips below will go a long way to helping you navigate a new school year. Save...
  • 3 maneras de ahorrar tiempo y dinero en las compras de regreso a la escuela

    Nuevos niveles de grado y nuevas rutinas significan que es hora de comprar lo esencial para el regreso a la escuela que ayudará a que este año sea un éxito. Aunque esta época del año puede ser estresante para los padres, algunos consejos a continuación le ayudarán a navegar...
  • 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...

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