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6 Tips for Parents Sending Their Kids Back to School During COVID-19

Whether your child is going back, learning from home, or both, there are steps you can take to get ready for what may be an unusual academic year. These are a few expert tips to help parents prepare for sending their kids back to school.
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‘I Will Not Sacrifice Myself!’ Teacher Shares Fears of Returning to Classrooms Amid Pandemic

A middle school teacher has shared her fears over the back-to-school debate going on throughout the United States. In a Facebook post, the teacher voiced her honest concerns.
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Nurses Ask to Be Included in Back to School Plans

There’s a call to include nurses in planning as Texas school districts make plans to reopen. The Texas Education Agency (TEA) has given guidance in their recommendations for how to open schools.
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COVID-19 Cancel Your Summer Internship? Get Creative to Beef Up Your College Application

High school students often rely on summer internships, athletics, jobs or other learning opportunities to build their college applications — but many of those programs have been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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Dr. Ducharme’s Blog Back to School Tips for Morning Routine August 19, 2019

Summer has been great. But often kids and parents have become used to sleeping late and living a more relaxed life with a lot less scheduling. Here are some tips for parents to help kids get back in the groove and avoid chaos in the morning? Think Routine, Routine Routine! 1. Make a list of the...
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6 Hacks to Elevate Your Dorm Decor

Going off to college is an exciting new chapter for both parents and incoming freshmen. While there may be a lot of stress around the transition, one great way to feel right at home is customizing the new digs and making them cozy. While the term "dorm decor" may sound limiting at first, it doesn't...
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9 Songs to Get You Pumped for Going Back to School

It seems like it was only yesterday that your long carefree summer days appeared endless. Unfortunately, it’s that time of year when you need to start thinking of trading the sunblock and swimsuits for backpacks and notebooks. But don’t get down, because a new school year offers more than just...
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Sales Tax Free Week Starts Sunday

This Sunday (8/19) here in Connecticut , the annual suspension of the state's sales tax on clothing and footwear begins! This will be the 18th year the state has eliminated the 6.35% sales tax on most clothing and shoes priced under $100. You can take advantage of this through Saturday, August 25th...
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Dr. Elaine Ducharme Back to School

Dr. Elaine Ducharme stopped to visit Allan , Mike & Mary to discuss the dreaded getting ready for back to school!
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