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Benefits Of Back-To-School Sales

How can back-to-school sales benefit you? Let me count the ways! Just because you might not have a child or a kid heading off to college doesn’t mean you can’t take advantage of all the great deals that are out there.

08/20/2012

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Pick-A-Side: Who Is Your Favorite School Teacher?

08/20/2012

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Back-To-School Shopping Season Brings Big Deals From Retailers

It’s the second biggest shopping season of the year – back-to-school shopping, when American consumers will spend some $30 billion.

CBS 2–08/08/2012

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Survive This Economy: Shopping For Back-To-School Clothes

It’s the start of the back-to-school shopping season, and this year, more and more bargain hunters are heading to resale, consignment, and thrift stores.

CBS 2–08/07/2012

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Chicago Back-To-School Guide

There are some great ways to prepare for the school year without stressing yourself or your wallet. Avoid the cookie-cutter look of the big chain stores with these fun, funky area options sure to please any family.

08/03/2012

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Talking To Your Kids About Bullying

Being the victim of a relentless bully can be a distraction and even a danger to kids. As a parent, it is important to recognize the signs of bullying, know how to talk to your children about bullies and establish an appropriate reaction to a bully situation.

08/01/2012

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5 Best Educational Apps To Download

Education and technology are becoming increasingly integrated, and keeping up on all of the new educational applications for kids is important. One of the biggest struggles is not finding an app; it is finding the appropriate app.

08/01/2012

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Parent’s Prep: New Technology In Schools; What Parents Need To Know

Children who come with the ability to interact with computer screens and basic keyboard knowledge find it much easier to learn in today’s classrooms.

08/01/2012

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Families Get Ready For School At African Arts Festival

A back to school rally on Monday attracted thousands of people in Washington Park.

WBBM Newsradio–09/06/2011

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Essentials For Going Away To College

Heading off to college to start a new life sans parents can be exciting, it’s the packing part that can feel overwhelming. Read on for the necessities for comfortable dorm living.

08/09/2011

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Charter School Students Return To Class

Summer vacation has come to an end for some schoolchildren in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–08/01/2011

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Guide To: The First Day Of School

Here are a few tricks for Chicago-area kids and parents to help make the transition smoother.

07/29/2011

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Chicago Public Schools Launches Back-To-Class Drive

Google and Facebook ads along with text messaging and robo-calls are all part of this year’s arsenal designed to get Chicago public school students back to school on time.

CBS Chicago–07/20/2011

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Back to School: Then and Now

Going back to school is the same as it’s always been. Only the details are different. Kids are still kids.

07/15/2011

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Thinking Outside the (Lunch) Box

Making lunch for our kids can be frustrating, especially if they don’t eat it. Here are a few tips to help them eat healthy.

07/14/2011

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Green Living for the School Year

Going back to school is a time for change. Here are some ways to change our habits and help the planet this school year.

07/13/2011

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This Year’s Coolest Back-to-School Gear

Kids want the coolest gear for going back to school. Here’s what should be making it into shopping carts this summer.

07/13/2011

Second Hand Boutique Store Sees Boom In Business Despite Recession

Frugal Fashion: Back to School on a Budget

Deciding on a school outfit is a tough decision. This is how to look like a million bucks while spending a lot less.

07/13/2011

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Smartphone Apps for Parents and their Students

Every student needs help with school sometimes, and these apps might just be the answer.

07/13/2011

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