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12 Fun Products for Back-to-School

Get geared up for a school year that is organized and fun with these back-to-class tools.

Guilford Parent Academy Needs Parent Volunteers

Parents are needed to serve as grassroots coordinators at middle schools and Title I parent ambassadors at Title I schools during the 2016-17 school year.

Bookmarks Brings Author Geoff Rodkey to Area Schools

The Tapper Twins Series author will also visit Summit School for a public presentation and book signing

GCS Choice Showcase Set for Saturday

Families will get to learn about GCS various and unique school program options.

Then and Now: 10 Ways Education Has Changed

Our kids’ experience of school is beginning to look quite different from our own.

Celebrating Lights On Afterschool Day

Thousands celebrate afterschool programs and raise awareness

A Middle School Survivor’s Guide

Middle school is a time of great change.

Kindergarten Readiness: Is My Baby Ready for Big School?

Experts from Greensboro Day School share important kindergarten readiness information

Homeschooling Continues to Grow in NC

Is homeschooling an option for your family?

Guilford Parent Academy Offers Free Online Resources

Guilford Parent Academy is a free source of online materials, classes and other learning activities, eBooks, videos, and more on a variety of topics.

The 10th Tip for a Great School Year Start

One more thing to add to the list of advice for getting off to a great new school year start.

Is Your Child Actually Eating the Healthy Lunch You Packed?

You pack it, but do they eat it?

Inside the Kitchens of NC Public Schools

What it takes to provide students healthy, tasty meals.

9 Tips From Teachers to Kick Off the School Year Right

Check out these teacher tips for your child to enjoy a smart, happy start to school.

How to Give Your Children a Happy and Healthy Summer

Quick tips for a productive summer

Motivate Your Kids

Every child can be motivated to cooperate and meet goals.

Should Schools Give Students Summer Homework?

N.C. Early College Program Prepares Students for Success

Explore the pros and cons of North Carolina's Early College Program

Reading Aloud in Classroom Isn’t Beneficial to Good Readers

The pros and cons of reading material aloud in the classroom

Are Word Searches a Worthwhile Educational Activity?

Supporters word searches say that they build vocabulary and help reading skills

Helping Your Child With Reading Comprehension

E-books and Classroom Learning

E-books can serve as a motivational force for children with a low level of interest in reading

How to Improve Your Child’s Vocabulary

Increase your child's vocabulary by having him or her read beyond school assignments

Homework Help: Are Parents Too Involved?

If you make sure your child's homework is perfect, you may be doing more harm than good.

A Time-Tested Approach to Learning Phonics

Try the word family approach to learning phonics

The Benefits of Outdoor Play

Today's kids spend as few as seven minutes engaged in unstructured outdoor play per day

10 Tips for Parenting With Confidence

Basic tools to help you approach parenting with confidence

Help Kids Get Enough Sleep in a 24/7 World

Try these time-tested strategies for stepping away from the pressures of a 24/7 world so your child can find peace at the end of the day.

Wake Forest Baptist Shares Tips to Ease Back-to-School Stress

6 parenting tips to help parents and kids get sail through back-to-school stress free.

Back-to-School Glue and Watercolor Art

DIY decoration just in time for back-to-school season.
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