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Many kids getting back to class juggle the stress of high academic expectations along with extracurricular activities.
Whether school has started or it is still a few weeks away, there are easy ways to get kids into a math mindset and ready for class.
Dozens of school kids got a fresh haircut and some school supplies before their summer break ends Labor Day weekend. Area barbers, stylists and firefighters volunteered Monday at the Charles Houston Recreation Center.
Panic buttons and closed-circuit cameras soon will be part of security at every Prince George's County, Md., school.
Dr. Roberta DeBiasi, chief of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Children's National Medical Center, says there is no need for panic over the threat of tuberculosis now that classes are beginning again.
Back-to-school time means a lot of kids hitting the pavement, climbing into a school bus or jumping into a car, some making the trip for the very first time. And Deborah Hersman, the acting chairwoman of the National Transportation Safety Board, says drivers and students alike need to be careful out there.
Teacher Karen Magestad says she couldn't justify spending hundreds of dollars bulking up her classroom library. So, she asked strangers to do it.
Back-to-school shoppers can cash in on the tax-free week in Maryland.
Looking for a sweet back-to-school computer deal? There are a few to choose from.
Here's one big item that should be at the top of any family's back-to-school checklist: making sure the kids have all their required shots.