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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says colds are the main reason why children miss school. In fact, 22 million school days are lost each year because of the common cold.
Lunchrooms will soon be swarming with students who are hungry for more than just knowledge.
This weekend, Howard University's Class of 2017 was one of the first in the region to move into the residence halls ahead of the fall semester. American University students moved into their dorms Saturday as well.
Too many kids are sleep deprived, and the start of a new school year only makes matters worse.
Back-to-school shoppers can cash in on the tax-free week in Maryland.
Heading back to school should be exciting for students, not harmful to their health. But a common school supply is causing some serious damage.
School supplies and more than 5,000 backpacks were given away at the Prince Georges County Public Schools' back-to-school fair held Saturday at the Show Place Arena in Upper Marlboro.
Parents aren't the only ones stocking on school supplies. Teachers reported spending several hundred dollars of their own money on supplies and instructional materials last school year.
A Virginia-based salon company is doing what it can to help needy students look their best at the start of this school year, one hair cut at a time.
More students across the D.C. region headed back to school Monday, part of a growing national trend to get kids back in class earlier in the year.