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Back to School

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Pittsburgh Public Schools Launches ‘Be There’ Campaign

Back-to-school is a very busy time, but not just for students and teachers. Those who make the policy decisions are hard at work to give the kids the best shot at getting a quality education.

08/26/2013

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Duquesne Holds Annual “Mass Of The Holy Spirit”

Duquesne University held a special mass to celebrate the start of a new school year.

08/25/2013

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Doctor Recommends Easing Kids Back Into School Sleep Schedule

The start of the new school year is here. Among other things, that means getting kids back on their usual schedule, including their sleep routine.

08/23/2013

Space Saving Leave

Space-Saving Tips for Dorm Room Living

When you live in a tiny dorm room, maximizing space is a priority. These 10 space-saving tips will help you keep your room organized while still having room to move.

08/22/2013

Cathedral of Learning

Pitt Students Moving In, Traffic Delays Expected

The annual rite of passage is underway for many incoming college freshmen.

08/19/2013

Bully Free Zone

Stop Bullying: What Can Be Done From Home

Bullying is one of the most serious issues facing our kids today. While incidences of bullying have escalated in schools and on the playground, here are some tips that you can implement from home to help keep your child safe.

08/15/2013

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Extracurriculars That Look Great On Your College Application

Colleges want passonate, engaged, energetic students with leadership potential. Here’s how to show them that you are the student they’re looking for.

08/15/2013

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Best Children’s Books For Back To School

Whether your child is off to their very first day of preschool, kindergarten, or off to middle school, our sister company, Simon & Schuster has a book that’s perfect to beat those first-day jitters.

08/05/2013

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Consumer Reports: Back-To-School Shopping Tips For College Students

Students are already gearing up to go back to school. For college students, that means shopping for gear that can provide some of the comforts of home.

07/30/2013

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Consumer Reports: Back To School Supplies

For many children, the start of school brings the excitement of shopping for school supplies.

07/26/2013

Roommates

College Cohabitation: How to Deal with Roommate Issues

Living with roommates can be hard. If you start the relationship with the proper information and tools, it can lead to happy cohabitation.

07/22/2013

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Pick-A-Side: Which Is Your Favorite Children’s Book?

07/22/2013

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Can Your Social Media Image Affect Your Chances of Getting Into College?

How many admissions officers are using the internet to screen applicants? What kind of online behavior affects a student’s admission to the college of their choice?

07/22/2013

Back To School Pencils

DIY School Supplies Just In Time For Back To School

Jazzing up school supplies is a fun project for you and your kids before the school year starts. Stir up their artistic natures and create some one-of-a-kind gear together!

07/15/2013

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Ask a Chef: Best Back To School Lunch Recipes

Even highly trained chefs deal with kid critics when it comes to lunch box offerings. The Executive Chef of Shaw’s Crab House in Chicago says use fresh ingredients and a little risk and you get fewer orders of pb&j this school year.

07/15/2013

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