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Reports of severe allergic reactions have spiked, but that doesn’t mean your kid’s PB&J’s are banned.
Help your little one get a good start to the day with these easy-to-make, healthy morning meals.
I was skeptical of them at first. But the more I’ve researched, the more I believe in their importance.
No more pencils, no more books. iPads, smartphones and other technology find their way into the classroom.
Parents enlist the help of Suave for its ability to gently soothe and wash away the remnants of the game. Sponsored by Suave.
There's a special 'Back To School' night for parents at the school on Sept. 10.
It's back to school for Branford kids. How'd the day go for you and your little ones?
You've bought the supplies (or not), you've got the new clothes (some of them), and like it or not, the first day of school is upon you. Here, some inspiration to get you ready for the year
There were big drops in the scores on Connecticut Mastery Tests by Branford students this year, with several of the results falling below the state average.
Where do you go for the best deals on back to school shopping?
Here's what you need to do to get ready for the new school year.
Sales or purchases of clothing or footwear costing less than $300 per item are not subject to Connecticut sales and use taxes during the exclusion week.
Backpacks don't have to just look good, they have to feel good too. Keep your child comfortable this school year by finding a quality backpack during back-to-school shopping.
It's about that time for back to school planning. Do you have some sage advice to share with others?
Join Patch for a live lunch chat on college prep with Mark Greenstein of Ivy Bound-Test Prep starting at noon on July 31.
We may be in the throes of summer, but for planning purposes, here's the rundown of the 2013-14 Branford school calendar.
When Branford public schools go back on Wednesday, Aug. 28, elementary students will be starting (and ending) their days later than last year.
Congress was unable to find a compromise on the issue, meaning 70,000 Connecticut students will see their loan costs skyrocket this year.
Don't let your child give in to summer brain drain! Join us from noon to 12:45 p.m. on Wednesday, July 3 as study skills expert Laura Maniglia discusses great summer learning habits and tips