Back to school

One child is happy with her new school supplies. (Family Giving Tree)

Community Corner: Bay Area Nonprofit Collects Backpacks For Kids

Headquartered in Milpitas, Family Giving Tree is committed to providing backpacks filled with school supplies to those children in our communities who are most in need.

08/04/2013

Back To School Decoupage

ConsumerWatch: Does It Pay To Shop Early For Back-To-School?

Every retailer wants a piece of the $83.8 billion that the National Retail Federation expects Americans will spend this back-to-school season.

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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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 Guide

Get Ready With Our Back To School Guide

Can you believe it is already time to start preparing for Back-To-School? Get ahead of schedule with shopping guides, advice and ideas, and information for students of all ages.

CBS San Francisco–07/15/2013

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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TechWatch: Affordable Back-To-School Tech

You know about the laptops, tablets and smartphones — back to school tech that makes you blanch at the price. Here are 5 solid back-to-school tech buys that are under $100.

08/21/2012

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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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