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Preparing kids with food allergies to head back to school

The start of a new school year can be a challenging time for any child. But it has the potential to be exceptionally tough for students with severe food allergies.

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 04:44am EDT

Tags: Paula Wolfton, Food allergies, parenting, allergies,

Tips for scoring back-to-school savings

Consignment shops, swap meets and re-sale websites can help cut back-to-school shopping costs as many students start a new school year.

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 11:20am EDT

Tags: back to school, sales, WTOP Saves You Money, Kristi King, deals, consumer

School start dates across the region

It's back to school time. Here are the start dates across the region.

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 09:51am EDT

Tags: school start times,

Study: Stress of homework hurts students' grades

How much homework is too much? Ann Dolin, president of EC Tutoring and author of the book "Homework Made Simple: Tips, Tools and Solutions for Stress Free Homework," offers guidance by grade level.

Friday - 03/28/2014, 07:40am EDT

Tags: education, Paula Wolfson, parenting, homework

Parents, are you doing your child's homework?

Forty-three percent of 778 parents recently surveyed say they do their kids' homework. An expert explains why this is not a good idea.

Monday - 03/24/2014, 06:53am EDT

Tags: parenting, Randi Martin, homework,

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School-closure announcement kicks it old-school (Video)

Two school administrators turned a school-closing announcement into a rap.

Friday - 02/14/2014, 08:36am EST

Tags: school closings, rap

Students angry local university made late snow call

Most schools gave students plenty of notice about canceling classes Thursday, including the University of Maryland, Johns Hopkins and Georgetown.

Thursday - 02/13/2014, 06:56pm EST

Tags: snow, Ari Ashe, University of Maryland

Fire damages former Colonial Beach school

Authorities are investigating a fire that damaged a former school in Colonial Beach.

Sunday - 01/05/2014, 06:05pm EST

Tags: Westmoreland County, fire,

Truant students in Montgomery County off to court

Students who don't show up for school are headed to court. Sort of.

Thursday - 11/28/2013, 04:35am EST

Tags: Montgomery County, truancy court, attendance, kate ryan

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