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School Supplies

Shop Smart on Back-to-School Supplies this School Year

The days of summer are drawing to a close and annual back-to-school specials are starting to surface. Whether you plan to shop…

08/22/2012

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High-Tech Supplies On Back To School Shopping Lists

Fifth-grader Chloe Benincasa and her mother walk right past the technology aisle in the Staples store in Dormont. But Carola Benincasa says her son, in middle school, is a different story.

08/13/2012

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Talking To Your Kids About Bullying

Being the victim of a relentless bully can be a distraction and even a danger to kids. As a parent, it is important to recognize the signs of bullying, know how to talk to your children about bullies and establish an appropriate reaction to a bully situation.

08/01/2012

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College Student Prep: Must-Have Items For Every Dorm Room

The bags are packed and the move-in date is coming up fast. Now all that’s left before moving into the dorms and starting a new life at college is dorm-room shopping. Here are some essential items to put on that shopping list.

08/01/2012

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Parent’s Prep: New Technology In Schools; What Parents Need To Know

Children who come with the ability to interact with computer screens and basic keyboard knowledge find it much easier to learn in today’s classrooms.

08/01/2012

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Back To School Prep: For Elementary, Middle & High School Students

The first day of school feels to children the way the first day on a job feels to parents, a bit stressful. The two best ways to prepare your children for a less stressful first day is to change as many unknown factors to known and provide positive support.

08/01/2012

Educational Apps

5 Best Educational Apps To Download

Education and technology are becoming increasingly integrated, and keeping up on all of the new educational applications for kids is important. One of the biggest struggles is not finding an app; it is finding the appropriate app.

08/01/2012

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Pick-A-Side: Which Is Your Favorite School Lunch?

07/25/2012

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Pick-A-Side: Who Is Your Favorite School Teacher?

It’s time to pick a side, who is your favorite TV or movie school teacher?

07/20/2012

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Retailers Banking On Big Back To School Shopping Season

The back to school shopping season is critical for retailers’ success and it is often a suggestion of things to come. For retailers, the back to school season really could be Christmas in July.

07/19/2012

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Cooking With Rania: Back-To-School Dinners

Class is back in session and so are all those after-school activities! This week, Rania Harris is back in the Pittsburgh Today Live Kitchen making two more easy-to-make dinners perfect for families on-the-go!

09/14/2011

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U.S. Education Secretary Visits Local School

The United States Education Secretary’s message was the link between education and the economy as he kicked off a three-day bus tour right here in Pittsburgh.

09/07/2011

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Cooking With Rania: Easy-To-Make Dinners For Busy Families

Class is back in session and so are all those after-school activities! This week, Rania Harris is in the Pittsburgh Today Live Kitchen making two easy-to-make dinners perfect for families on-the-go!

09/07/2011

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Pittsburgh Public Schools Return Today

KDKA AM’s Larry Richert talks to Pittsburgh Public School’s Superintendent Dr. Linda Lane about the first day of school.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–09/01/2011

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Getting Kids & Parents Mentally Ready for School

KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to family therapist Dr. Anna McManus-Gay about mentally preparing for the first day of school.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/30/2011

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