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MLK High School starts new school year Back to school with Action News Packing great lunches that kids will love Saving with 6abc - Action News at 4 Back to School: Backpacks, Empty Nest

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For many children, the first day of school doesn't only mean new teachers and new friends  it can also be a source of anxiety with homework assignments and tests just around the corner. Starting the school year off on the right foot can help minimize a child's stress level throughout the year. Read story
dorm room essentials College students are gearing up to go back to school. And that means shopping for gear that can provide some of the comforts of home. Read story
We've all been there: fighting to get a package open. Or trying to get the last drop out of a bottle. Read story
It's a phrase that will strike fear into the hearts of most children: back to school. But there are simple things you can do now to make it all less overwhelming. Read story
As kids get ready to head back to the classroom, we have some ideas for parents for easy meals that will keep kids going during and after school. Read story
Saving with 6abc - Action News at 4 As college kids head to campus, it's not too late to save big on some of the major bills your co-ed will rack up this year. Read story
Make the most of back-to-school sales Gloria Barnett, was back-to-school shopping at the Target in Royersford with her grand-daughter, Jada. Read story
It's time to hit the stores for back-to-school shopping. You have to load up on the school supplies, but you have to know where to go if you want to save. Read story
If you are looking for a way to save big on back-to-school shopping, you might consider the outlet malls. On Tuesday, we told you how to navigate them. Now we are sharing the insider secrets on finding the deals. Read story
Want to give your child a leg up before he or she heads off to kindergarten? Parents can start by building a strong support system at home for their young learners. Read story
Breakfast and lunch are crucial for your kids to make sure they're ready to go as they head back to school. Read story
Lots of kids take part in extracurricular activities that extend their school day. Whether it's band, a meeting or practice, they may need a little fuel to get them through it. Read story
For parents and kids alike, back to school can also include a major nuisance in a tiny package: head lice. Read story
Each new school year provides a child with the opportunity to make new friends. Read story
After a long summer off, getting your kids back into a proper sleep routine can be a challenge. Read story
Back-to-school shopping is the second-biggest spending spree of the year, and the average parent with kids in grades K through 12 will spend just shy of $689 on supplies, clothing and electronics for the new school year. Read story
School is back in session, which means your kids will be bringing home lots of books. But you have to keep an eye on how much is in their backpack. Read story
As students return to school for another year, the American College of Emergency Physicians has put together a checklist for parents and guardians to help their children stay healthy. Read story
As your kids head back to school, one of the big concerns is bullying. And as parents, you want your children to be safe - so they're not bullied - and you certainly want to make sure they're not the instigator, either. Read story
Our School Supplies series continues with a focus on school lunches. Read story
We hope you and your kids had a good summer, because it's winding down. And that means one thing: It's back-to-school time! Read story
The dreaded back to school list gets longer each year, which means between clothes and supplies parents are spending more than ever on back to school shopping. Read story