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New School Year Begins For Chicago Public SchoolsIt’s back to class today for 400,000 students at the Chicago Public Schools, and the new year is bringing a new bell time for some students, and plenty of controversy for the cash-strapped district.
Kids Get Free Back To School Haircuts At Chicago Police StationNothing says back to school like a new haircut and school supplies. WBBM's Nancy Harty reports some kids in Chicago's Auburn Gresham neighborhood got them Sunday, but not where you'd think.
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With Most Tornado Damage Fixed, Grayslake Central H.S. Ready For New School YearLess than two weeks after being hit by a tornado, Grayslake Central High School was set to open its new school year on Thursday.
Computer Requirement Has York H.S. Parents Digging DeepIn Elmhurst, some parents are feeling pain over the cost of going digital.
Best Boutiques For Back To School Clothes In ChicagoHelp your child pick out a great ensemble for the first day of school by shopping at these boutiques in the Chicago area.
5 Ways To Create The Perfect Study Space In Your HouseOne of the keys to academic success is an organized (and quiet!) at-home study space. Create a homework hotspot in your home, whether it’s located in a designated room or tucked into a smaller nook with these tips.
5 Healthy Breakfasts For Weekday MorningsPlan ahead for a quick and healthy morning meal from your own kitchen.
5 Tips On How To Beat SenioritisNearly every student entering his or her last year in school will face senioritis. Here are a few tips and tricks to help keep yourself motivated and on track.
Ask An Expert: Overcoming First Day Of School JittersOvercoming first day jitters -- whether for kindergarten or a new school -- all starts with the parents, according to two counselors who weigh in on the subject.
5 Tips For Students Adjusting To New School SchedulesKids of all ages love the lazy days of summer. Schedules are relaxed and fun is the main focus. These five tips can make falling back into school routines at the end of the summer break can be a lot easier.
Kids Get Free Back-To-School Haircuts At Gresham Police StationFor the third straight year, the Gresham Police District at 78th and Halsted is the place for free back-to-school haircuts - and some free advice on life.