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Back To School

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Most NC Students Returning For New School Year

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Most of North Carolina’s 1.5 million public school students are opening a new academic year.

CBS Charlotte–08/27/2012

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College Student Prep: Must-Have Items For Every Dorm Room

The bags are packed and the move-in date is coming up fast. Now all that’s left before moving into the dorms and starting a new life at college is dorm-room shopping. Here are some essential items to put on that shopping list.



Back-To-School Guide in Charlotte

Summer is winding down, and a new school year is ahead. With a sagging economy, retailers are eager for open wallets as many large chains have designated Aug. 11 as a national day of back-to-school shopping. Before hitting the malls, however, check out these locations for clothes, supplies and haircuts. Get organized. Make lists, and preserve the family budget with these great local shops perfect for the back-to-school blues.


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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.


Educational Apps

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.


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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.


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Back To School Prep: For Elementary, Middle & High School Students

The first day of school feels to children the way the first day on a job feels to parents, a bit stressful. The two best ways to prepare your children for a less stressful first day is to change as many unknown factors to known and provide positive support.


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

It’s time to pick a side, who is your favorite TV or movie school teacher?



Best Educational Supply Stores In Charlotte

As students prepare to sing the song of “Back To School”, parents join in on the chorus, missing very few notes! One of the most enthralling aspects of “Back To School” season are the supplies; so take a look at some of the coolest places that pack the fun in learning!

CBS Charlotte–08/10/2011

Students Throughout The UK Receive Their A Level Results

Best Smartphone Applications For Students

There’s a brand new school year in our midst and what better way for students to prepare than accessing the the tools they need for higher learning than on the Smartphone! Check out some of the top applications that are “cool for school” and bring learning to student fingertips!

CBS Charlotte–08/02/2011