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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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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

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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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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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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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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?

07/20/2012

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Study: Families Will Spend $688 On Back-To-School Shopping This Year

Back-to-school shopping is the next largest shopping event for consumers behind Christmas.

07/19/2012

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Back To School, Back To The Eye Doctor

Now that children are back in the school, doctors say it’s a good time to have their vision checked.

09/07/2011

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WCCO Morning Team Heads Back To School

The buses are warming up, the lunches are packed, and it’s time for most Minnesota students to head back to school.

09/06/2011

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Making Back-To-School Transitions Easier

The calendar may still say it is summer but it didn’t feel that way to thousands of Minnesota kids as they headed off to school.

09/06/2011

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The Good Life For Less: Clothing Deals II

Earlier this week we talked about clothes swapping and friends and family discounts to save money on back to school clothes. Here are a few more ideas to help your kids’ closets and your wallet.

09/01/2011

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School Lunch Food Prices Up From Last Year

Monday marked the first day of school for kids in the Minneapolis School District. While parents may have already noticed an increase in the cost of school supplies, a new report shows you can also expect price hikes when packing your kids’ lunchbox.

08/29/2011

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Which Lunch Bag Will Keep Kids’ Food Safest?

Thinking back to our school days, we brought lunch at one time or another and maybe traded a few items with our friends.

08/29/2011

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School Bus Explosion Caught On Video

Some suburban Des Moines IA middle school students had a dangerous ride home from the first day of classes.

08/24/2011

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Back To School: Free Homework Help Resources

Oftentimes, parents are more excited when fall rolls around and school reopens than children, but going back to school also means going back to helping with homework.

08/22/2011

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Back-To-School: A Guide To Dorm Shopping

Most people wouldn’t get excited about moving into a tiny room with a stranger alongside hundreds of 18 year olds. For any soon-to-be college freshman, however, receiving a roommate and dorm assignment is the thrilling moment when college becomes real.

08/18/2011

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Get Schooled On The Latest Back To School Fashions

The countdown to the first day of school is on, and parents are hustling to get their kids supplied and outfitted.

08/16/2011

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