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The 10 Commandments of Back to School

A retired teacher’s advice on how to make the most of a new school year The first few days of school are important ones for children. Meet and greets, new rules and expectations, a few queasy tummies — they’re all part of getting a new year underway. For parents, it’s …

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A Good Start with the Arts

Six-year-old Kathrynn Harrison is constantly creating art. “She’s very caring and conscious of other people’s feelings, so she likes to give her artwork to others for birthdays and holidays,” says Kathrynn’s mother, Stephanie. “Art gives her an outlet for her creativity.” That’s why Stephanie enrolled Kathrynn in a weeklong animal …

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Stopping the ‘Summer Slide’

At the end of every school year, many parents start to worry about the “summer slide”— the loss of knowledge and skills attributed to summer break. But experts disagree on just how concerned parents need to be. In 2017, researchers from the Brookings Institution examined several studies related to summer …

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