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Back To School

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

Who is your favorite teacher?

08/20/2012

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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.

08/15/2012

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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.

08/15/2012

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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

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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Parents 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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School Closing Alerts Sign-Up

07/19/2012

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Obama To Deliver Back-To-School Speech Sept. 28

President Barack Obama is delivering his annual back-to-school speech at a Washington high school later this month.

09/16/2011

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Going Green For Back-To-School

If you are a parent who is trying to hand down a reduced carbon footprint, this expedition might seem more like an insurmountable summit. Oft times, “going green” means dolling out large amounts of greenbacks. Lucky are the parents who live in Charm City.

09/09/2011

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Sidestep Schoolwork Shock With A Guide To Baltimore’s Tutoring Services

If your household is like ours, witching hour is homework hour (or make that hours). With back-to-school season here, refer to this handy guide for local homework and tutoring services.

09/02/2011

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Most Baltimore County Public Schools To Open Wednesday

After a two-day delay caused by power outages spawned by Hurricane Irene, most Baltimore County Public Schools will open the 2011-2012 school year on Wednesday.

08/30/2011

European Union Promotes Child Nutrition

Baltimore County Schools Revamp Lunch Menus

Lunch menus have been revamped for Baltimore County public schools for the 2011-2012 school year.

08/26/2011

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