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African Arts Festival

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

Undercover Mother

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

Illinois State Capitol

Make Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday Permanent?

The holiday for the Illinois sales tax during back-to-school time in the late summer would be an annual event, under a bill that has been introduced in the state House.

WBBM Newsradio–01/28/2011

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