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Worried About Your Child’s Safety Online? Watch This.

CHICAGO (CBS) — Do you know how to keep your kids safe online? FBI cybersecurity experts joined CBS2 today to share advice on protecting and monitoring kids online. Check out the links to below to learn more […]

08/13/2015

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With Most Tornado Damage Fixed, Grayslake Central H.S. Ready For New School Year

Less than two weeks after being hit by a tornado, Grayslake Central High School was set to open its new school year on Thursday.

08/12/2015

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Computer Requirement Has York H.S. Parents Digging Deep

In Elmhurst, some parents are feeling pain over the cost of going digital.

08/05/2015

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Best Boutiques For Back To School Clothes In Chicago

Help your child pick out a great ensemble for the first day of school by shopping at these boutiques in the Chicago area.

08/04/2015

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5 Ways To Create The Perfect Study Space In Your House

One 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.

07/17/2015

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5 Healthy Breakfasts For Weekday Mornings

Plan ahead for a quick and healthy morning meal from your own kitchen.

07/16/2015

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5 Tips On How To Beat Senioritis

Nearly 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.

07/15/2015

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Ask An Expert: Overcoming First Day Of School Jitters

Overcoming 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.

07/14/2015

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5 Tips For Students Adjusting To New School Schedules

Kids 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.

07/13/2015

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Kids Get Free Back-To-School Haircuts At Gresham Police Station

For 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.

08/31/2014

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Chicago Students Reminded About First Day Of School Next Week

CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker takes us to Pilsen, where the push involves the entire community and a little help from nearby college students.

08/26/2014

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School Starting Back Earlier For Many Suburban Students

August is the new September for back to school. Hundreds of students across the suburbs return to class Tuesday.

08/11/2014

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Best Back To School Books For The Off To College Crowd

College is a monumental time in a young person’s life, our sister company Simon & Schuster has a book that will them thinking about their impact on the world, their future success, and the enriching value of what they’re learning behind university gates.

07/29/2014

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Best Cookbooks For Cooking in College

Worried that sending your kid off to college means their diets will consist of boxed meals or ramen? Is your son or daughter moving into their first off-campus apartment and far away from dining halls? Our sister company, Simon & Schuster serves up some college-appropriate cookbooks designed to make cooking easy and even fun for your kids after they’ve fled the nest.

07/29/2014

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Time-Saving Tips For Healthy School Lunches

With creative planning and the right containers, packing a quick and healthy lunch can be as easy as ABC and 123!

07/21/2014

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School Safety Tips For Younger Kids

School is back in session, so take some time to go over these important safety tips with your children. This is just the beginning of the conversation, but it’s a great place to get started.

07/21/2014

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5 Things High School Seniors Can Do To Prepare For College

Senior year in high school is a time of choices, changes, and transitions. It’s also a time of hard work, where students aren’t just focusing on the schoolwork at hand, but also getting ready for college.

07/21/2014

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Back To School Study Tips For Teens

Help your kids make the most of their time when they head back to school with these 5 study tips.

07/21/2014

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5 Best Educational Apps For High School Students

Almost every teenager has a smartphone or tablet these days. Use that technology the right way and download any of these great educational apps to help your high school student prepare for any subject or exam.

07/21/2014

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5 Back To School Things Teachers Would Love Your Help With

Seasoned instructors share the essentials for your child’s transition back to the classroom.

07/21/2014

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