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Back To School

Back to School: Everything you need to know during the Back-to-School season
Fed Begins Regulating Snacks Sold in Schools This Year

Fed Begins Regulating Snacks Sold in Schools This Year

The standards limit calories, sodium, sugar and fat in food, and regulate beverages.
Encourage Your Daughter To Code and Change Her Life

Encourage Your Daughter To Code and Change Her Life

Teenage girls are being encouraged by schools and organizations to take interest in computer science.
Should Your School District Get Rid of Buses?

Should Your School District Get Rid of Buses?

One community has never had them — and they’re saving big-time.
Patch Goes Back to School: What Books Do You Remember?

Patch Goes Back to School: What Books Do You Remember?

Some summer reading books stick around long after back-to-school quizzes end.
Districts Turn to School Resource Officers for Students' Safety

Districts Turn to School Resource Officers for Students' Safety

Mass violence in schools means changing roles and more open positions for school resource officers.
The Emotional Stages of Going Back to School

The Emotional Stages of Going Back to School

More like back-to-COOL, amirite??
How Are Students Paying For College?

How Are Students Paying For College?

Despite greater access to loans, many American students have to borrow money from their parents and get part-time jobs to pay for college.
Your Young One Going to College? Help The Kid Out!

Your Young One Going to College? Help The Kid Out!

Some gadgets that might work quite well in times of stress when the college student needs to be on the ball -- or needs some nutrition.
Back to School: 5 Easy School Lunch Ideas That Are Healthy, Too

Back to School: 5 Easy School Lunch Ideas That Are Healthy, Too

Colorful and bite-size fresh fruit and veggies are not only fun to eat they are healthy – rich in anti-oxidants, nutrients and vitamins.
Sen. DeSaulnier Hosts Free 'Back-to-School Child Safety Fair' This Weekend

Sen. DeSaulnier Hosts Free 'Back-to-School Child Safety Fair' This Weekend

The event is at the Concord police station and will feature child-seat safety inspections, fingerprint kits and more.
Are Your Kids Playing As Much As They Should Be?

Are Your Kids Playing As Much As They Should Be?

Studies show insufficient playtime is linked to depression, anxiety and obesity.
Revenge of the Nerds: Study Links Youth Popularity to Criminal Activity in Adulthood

Revenge of the Nerds: Study Links Youth Popularity to Criminal Activity in Adulthood

Parents whose kids aren’t fitting in with the “cool” crowd needn’t worry, study authors say.
Schools to Feds: Healthy Lunches Too Costly

Schools to Feds: Healthy Lunches Too Costly

Youth obesity rates have recently shown improvement, and now the U.S. Senate is considering a waiver for schools that argue healthy-food sta
Are College Degrees Worthless?

Are College Degrees Worthless?

National student loan debt has reached $1.2 trillion — is college really worth it anymore?