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Teacher Shares Powerful Lesson For Parents Buying School Supplies

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 09.01.2016 | Parents

An Iowa teacher’s viral Facebook post is offering a different perspective on school supplies. Leland Michael, who is a math teacher at Lincoln High ...

Top 5 Things To Do On Your Brand New School Issued Google Chrome Book

Rob Furman | Posted 08.25.2016 | Education
Rob Furman

So I got my Chromebook, now what? This is a common phrase immediately after receiving a school sanctioned device.

Man Pays For Teacher’s Supplies At Walmart, Gets A+ For Awesomeness

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 08.19.2016 | Good News

If kindness were a pop quiz, this man would pass with flying colors. A man in Texas bought $97 of school supplies for a teacher at Walmart. Lester Bro...

5 Reasons To Love Back To School

LaReine Chabut | Posted 08.18.2016 | Parents
LaReine Chabut

Just for the record, I'm not one of those parents that wishes summer was longer (sorry kids, you know I love you). Yes, I admit I am in the other camp--where I am counting the days until back to school.

School Supplies And Gratitude

Amanda Redhead | Posted 08.16.2016 | Parents
Amanda Redhead

In the midst of the blog articles and social media statuses that are damning the purchase of many school supplies for their children, I choose to be grateful.

The 19 Best Stores For Back-To-School Shopping

The Huffington Post | Talia Cuddeback | Posted 08.12.2016 | HuffPost Home

It’s that time of year again: back to school we go. And with all the excitement, anxiety, stress, happiness and dread that comes with these late sum...

Why I Won't Buy One Extra Box Of Kleenex For My Kid's School Supplies

Monica Brown | Posted 08.10.2016 | Parents
Monica Brown

So we started doing the school supply shopping this week. A daunting task even as the kids get older and the lists get shorter. Gone in my house are t...

How To Help Teachers Forced To Buy Supplies With Their Own Money

The Huffington Post | Sarah Grossman | Posted 05.04.2016 | Impact

Amid school budget cuts and slim resources nationwide, it's no secret many teachers are forced to pay out-of-pocket for classroom supplies. But this w...

Best School Day

The Huffington Post | Annum Masroor | Posted 03.10.2016 | Education

Too many students don’t have the resources they need. Today, we start to change that....

September Is The Worst

M. Blazoned | Posted 10.01.2016 | Parents
M. Blazoned

Come September, forget what you once enjoyed in your free time. You like piña coladas and getting caught in the rain? That's nice, dear, but no one cares.

How To Keep Back-To-School Clutter From Invading Your Home

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 09.08.2015 | HuffPost Home

Just when you thought the stress of preparing for back-to-school was over, another aspect of your life begins to go awry: home organization. While the...

A Magical, Mystical, Whimsical List of School Supplies

Gil Troy | Posted 09.03.2016 | Education
Gil Troy

It's back to school time. Unfortunately, our society "gears up" without preparing properly, focusing on complicated lists of school supplies and expensive outfits. As an educator and father, I wish students also outfitted themselves intellectually and spiritually for their educational adventures.

Teachers Spend Way Too Much Of Their Own Money On School Supplies, And Here's Proof

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 09.03.2015 | Parents

It's not DeAnn Moran's responsibility to buy supplies for her second-grade students when their parents and schools do not. But she has consistently do...

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year @HuffPostBlog

Jim Joseph | Posted 09.01.2016 | Parents
Jim Joseph

Back-to-School: it's the most wonderful time of the year. My kids are much older now, but I can vividly remember all the prep work to get ready for a new school year like it was just yesterday. It feels like it was just yesterday.

Back-To-School Cool

Kait Hanson | Posted 08.31.2016 | College
Kait Hanson

Now that I've moved on into the "real world", I can honestly say that I still love back-to-school season. It's a great time to pull yourself out of the summer slump, reorganize, prioritize and get motivated for the last quarter of the year.

Back-To-School Supplies Every U.S. Child Should Have On Day 1

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 08.25.2015 | Comedy

It's that time of year again, when the stay-at-home parents can finally return to their no pants routine. We're talking about the kids going back to s...

Public School Isn't Free, and Not Everyone Can Afford It

Joanne Goldblum | Posted 08.25.2016 | Impact
Joanne Goldblum

Poverty pokes holes in a family's life. Non-profit and government programs seek to close those holes. But we tend to so this imperfectly, because we are almost always short on resources.

Back-to-School Supplies With Spunk

Amy E. Goodman | Posted 08.20.2016 | Style
Amy E. Goodman

As school bells across America start to ring, it's time to gear up! Amidst the number two pencils, glue sticks and standard notebooks on everyone's lists, there are numerous ways to stand out and define your style with back-to-school supplies.

The Top 10 Back-To-School Trends Of 2015, According To Pinterest

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 08.18.2015 | HuffPost Home

Back-to-school time is crucial. It's the unofficial part of the year when trends matter the most. As schools gear up for the new year, students (and t...

8 Ways to Prepare Your Child for Kindergarten

Brent Almond | Posted 08.17.2016 | Parents
Brent Almond

Preparing your kid (and by "your kid," I mean you) for their first day of REAL SCHOOL is easier than you think. Just follow these few simple suggestions and everything will be absolutely, positively, one hundred percent perfect.

Literary School Supplies for Book Lovers

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 09.12.2014 | Books

It's finally back-to-school shopping season!

The 'Artisanal' School Supplies List

Norine Dworkin-McDaniel | Posted 11.02.2014 | Parents
Norine Dworkin-McDaniel

Great care was taken in choosing these school supplies to further your child's education and put him/her in a "ready to learn" state of mind, so we ask that you not deviate from this list when making your purchases. Some items may only be purchased at village cooperatives in the mountain regions of Asia, so plan accordingly as supplies may be limited.

Back-to-School Supplies With Heart

MeiMei Fox | Posted 10.26.2014 | Impact
MeiMei Fox

For every Yoobi item purchased, the company contributes an item to a Classroom Pack, which contains essential school supplies. Together with their non-profit partner, the Kids In Need Foundation.

The Price I'll Gladly Pay For My Kids' Education

Audrey Hayworth | Posted 10.12.2014 | Parents
Audrey Hayworth

Most people complain about the cost of the school supplies they have to buy each year, or the amount of the supply fee they pay to the school. I witnessed such a complaint while shopping, and have been so disturbed since that I had to write about it.

Purple Marker Haze

Beth Bartlett | Posted 09.22.2014 | Comedy
Beth Bartlett

'Don't sniff the brown scented markers,' I whisper before I slip over to the next aisle, where padded binders in bold patterns await. In a few minutes, I feel a presence beside me. 'You want some good stuff?' I nod. 'Staples starts their clearance Saturday. 8 a.m.'