Back to School 2019

12 Stories • Available May 2019
Back To School, Everybody!

Back To School, Everybody!

The run-up to Labor Day is always a bit of a letdown. I feel like summer is kaput, vacation is over and Instagrammed, and it's time to sharpen my pencils, buy new notebooks and head back to scho

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Crash Course For College Freshmen

Crash Course For College Freshmen

All across this great country, college campuses have welcomed a new class of freshmen. These young people arrived with a lot of things, but financial literacy was likely not one of them. If I c

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Safer Schools Through Better Communication

Safer Schools Through Better Communication

Here's an idea: Instead of turning our schools into fortresses to try to prevent the next school shooting, how about we do more? As we contemplate adding metal detectors and bulletproof safe room

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Life Lessons

Life Lessons

When the iconic Miriam Maisel of the Amazon Prime show "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" entered our lives in 2017, she reminded women everywhere to break conformities and reach for their dreams. Miria

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Classy Choices

Classy Choices

The ideal course loads in high school should help students prepare for college. Then college courses should help students prepare for their career. That's the goal, but it can be challenging for

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Hovering Too Much?

Hovering Too Much?

Overseeing your child's academic life is essential, but if you find yourself constantly hovering over him or her at homework time, recalculating every math problem and editing every essay, you m

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Not-so-social Media

Not-so-social Media

Dale Janee's 3-year-old daughter loves watching videos on her father's cellphone. At first, she only used it a few times, and it was cute. But then, she wanted more screen time. "She got hooked

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Where Art Thou?

Where Art Thou?

"The life of the arts, far from being an interruption, a distraction in the life of the nation, is very close to the center of a nation's purpose -- and it is the test of the quality of a nation'

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Driving Me Crazy

Driving Me Crazy

Do you remember the feeling of sitting in the car for the first time by yourself, closing the door, latching your seatbelt, turning on the ignition and cautiously stepping on the gas? Were you sc

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Two Birds, One Class

Two Birds, One Class

Eighteen-year-old Joseph Ryan just graduated from high school. However, he's already accumulated 12 hours of college credit -- even though he's never set foot inside a college classroom. That's b

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Hungry, Healthy Hippos

Hungry, Healthy Hippos

From nursery school right up through college, your children need the right tools so they can learn and put their knowledge to use. With proper nutrition, they can strengthen their body and mind

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Schools On-screen

Schools On-screen

School is back in session! First up: film class. Here are five school-themed movies to watch as the new year begins. *'The Breakfast Club' Starring Molly Ringwald, Judd Nelson, Ally Sheedy,

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Back To School Info 1

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