Back To School

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Electronic Devices A Major Chunk Of Back-To-School Spending

There are plenty of summer days still ahead, but retailers are already eyeing the fall return to classrooms and to campus. A new survey shows that for about one in four families, back-to-school and back-to-college shopping is already underway.

07/22/2013

Roommates

College Cohabitation: How to Deal with Roommate Issues

Living with roommates can be hard. If you start the relationship with the proper information and tools, it can lead to happy cohabitation.

07/22/2013

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Pick-A-Side: Which Is Your Favorite Children’s Book?

It’s time to Pick A Side, what is your favorite Children’s book?

07/22/2013

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Can Your Social Media Image Affect Your Chances of Getting Into College?

How many admissions officers are using the internet to screen applicants? What kind of online behavior affects a student’s admission to the college of their choice?

07/22/2013

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Ask a Chef: Best Back To School Lunch Recipes

Even highly trained chefs deal with kid critics when it comes to lunch box offerings. The Executive Chef of Shaw’s Crab House in Chicago says use fresh ingredients and a little risk and you get fewer orders of pb&j this school year.

07/15/2013

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DIY School Supplies Just In Time For Back To School

Jazzing up school supplies is a fun project for you and your kids before the school year starts. Stir up their artistic natures and create some one-of-a-kind gear together!

07/15/2013

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Back-To-School Shopping Slipping Into September

Now that most of the kids are in school, it doesn’t necessarily mean the shopping is done. This year, the back-to-school shopping season is slipping into September.

09/05/2012

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DPS: Watch For Students Heading Back To School

State safety officials are urging drivers to watch for students heading back to school this week in Minnesota where school buses make at least 10,000 trips each day.

09/04/2012

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School Year Begins For Most Minnesota Students

It’s an exciting day for hundreds of thousands of kids across Minnesota as many of them head back to school for the first time since the beginning of summer. Tuesday also marks the first day for many students here in the Twin Cities.

09/04/2012

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Back To School: Last-Minute Scramble For Supplies

By now, their bags are packed and ready to go. On Tuesday, school starts for most of the kids across the state. But that doesn’t necessarily mean all of their back-to-school supplies are purchased.

09/03/2012

Teacher

Back To School For MN’s Teacher Of The Year

How does Minnesota’s Teacher of the Year get ready for the new term?

09/03/2012

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6,000 College Kids Shop Privately At Target

University of Minnesota freshmen had a bonding experience last night at Target. Target gave 6,000 students a private shopping experience after its Roseville store had closed.

08/30/2012

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School Year Starts For Minneapolis Students

This Monday marks the first day back in the classroom for thousands of kids in the Twin Cities. It’s the first day of school in Minneapolis.

08/27/2012

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Sleep Is Critical For Kids Before School

We hear a lot about the importance of getting enough sleep, but for school children, it’s even more critical. Research has shown that kids who suffer from sleep deprivation tend to struggle in class.

08/27/2012

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How To Check Your Kids For Lice Before School

As children head back to school over the next couple weeks, there’s always a chance they could bring home more than just books and homework.

08/24/2012

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Tips To Get Ready For The School Year

It won’t be long before kids across the state head back to school. All week, WCCO This Morning is working to help make sure you and your family are ready.

08/21/2012

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Best Places For Back To School Shopping In Minnesota

We’ve rounded up some of the best and coolest options available to make that back-to-school shopping trip as painless as possible.

08/21/2012

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New, Healthier Guidelines For School Lunches

It’s almost time for kids to go back to school. And for parents that means time to start packing lunches again.

08/20/2012

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Champlin Park Program Brings Food Shelf, Supplies To Students

It’s back-to-school time, which means shopping for many families; but there are plenty of kids whose families are short of cash.

08/06/2012

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Minnesota Back-To-School Guide

With the right plan of attack, this year’s back to school adventure will be as easy as 1, 2, 3.

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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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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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.

08/01/2012

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.

08/01/2012

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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.

08/01/2012

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