back to school

  • 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...
  • 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....

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