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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.
Back-to-School Tips: Anger Management for Kids

Back-to-School Tips: Anger Management for Kids

Does your child or teen get easily frustrated or downright angry when it comes to homework, chores or other issues? This article's for you!
The Emotional Stages of Going Back to School

The Emotional Stages of Going Back to School

More like back-to-COOL, amirite??
Nominate a Young New Canaan Resident as 'Whiz Kid of the Week'

Nominate a Young New Canaan Resident as 'Whiz Kid of the Week'

Do you know an outstanding student who deserves their ‘15 minutes of fame?’ Nominate your Whiz Kid today!
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.
10 Ways to Motivate Your Child to Succeed in School This Year

10 Ways to Motivate Your Child to Succeed in School This Year

Do you have a child who comes home with straight Cs when you know he or she could get As? Then this article is for you.
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.
CT's Tax Free Week 2014 Starts August 17

CT's Tax Free Week 2014 Starts August 17

Parents and students, mark your calendars and get ready for some back-to-school shopping.
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?