Back To School

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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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Get A Flu Shot While Shopping For School Supplies

Target says it’s time to start thinking flu season as your kids shop for school supplies.

08/11/2011

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Schools Rely On Volunteers; How You Can Help

Now more than ever, schools across Minnesota are relying on volunteers to help them out.

08/08/2011

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Get Kids Vaccinated Before Returning To School

Along with purchasing pencils, notebooks and crayons, back-to-school season also means time for vaccinations.

08/04/2011

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How To Pick The Right Backpack

For 7-year-old Ethan Haug, picking out a new backpack for school is easy.

08/03/2011

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Shop Early And Save On School Supplies

You may not be thinking about back to school shopping yet, but retailers are: they expect to ring up more than $68 billion in sales this year. Though it seems early, getting a jump start on your supply shopping could mean bigger savings in the long run.

07/27/2011

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Back-To-School Shopping Affordable For Low-Income Kids

Back-to-school shopping is fun, but also very expensive.

07/26/2011

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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

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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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