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Why College Visits Are Worth Time, Expense

Expert tips on what students should do when visiting a college campus.

Stream Sesame Street Episodes, eBooks With Library Card

Digital service adds eBooks, e-comics and program episodes for participating libraries.

Help Your Tween or Teen Daughter With Body-Image Issues

Balance compliments about appearance with compliments about who she is as a person and how that impacts other people.

Don’t Cry Over Spilled Grits

Health scare adds perspective and gratitude for simple acts such as walking the dog.

Deciphering Teen Text Messages

New slang is often harmless, but parents should monitor texts that fall into these areas.

10 Secrets for Flying With Children

Stress-free strategies for flying with kids.

Understanding 529 College Savings Accounts in North Carolina

Thinking of opening a 529 account? Follow this advice.

Teaching Kids to Self-Advocate

A teacher, a counselor and coach share the skills kids need to succeed.

Strategies for Preventing and Coping With Youth Sports Injuries

Seven safety protocol guidelines and tips for keeping kids in the game.

GCS Students Named State Champions in Real World Design Challenge

Team from STEM Early College at N.C. A&T will compete at the national level.

Helping Kids Navigate Toxic Friendships

How to help kids make good, positive friendships

Does Spending Time Online Destroy Empathy?

Six ways families can engage with online communities that actively encourage positive social values.

Flavored E-Cigarette Use May Increase Teens’ Desire to Smoke Tobacco

Using flavored e-cigarettes associated with a lower prevalence of perception of tobacco’s danger, study finds.

Are Your High School Student's Classes Rigorous Enough?

Perhaps no decision in a college-bound teen’s high school career causes more agitation than deciding how many honors and advanced placement courses to take.

High Point Museum to Host Resource Fair for Parents of Young Children

Liftoff to Learning will be held Monday, Jan. 30.

Volunteer Opportunities Available at the North Carolina Zoo

Ages 12-15 may volunteer in most positions.

Tween and Teen Cooking Classes Coming to Edible Schoolyard

Learn how to make breakfast for dinner at The Edible Schoolyard with tween and teen cooking classes.

What’s on Your Teen’s 'Finsta' Account?

If you have teenagers, encourage them to post positive thoughts and messages on their "Finsta" accounts.

Private Scholarships: Exposing the Truth About Them

Students and parents spend too much time seeking out private scholarships, and not enough focusing on where the bulk of aid money actually originates.

Holiday Season Toy Safety

Follow these tips from American Academy of Pediatrics to make your holiday season a safe and happy time.

Parents Gain Online Tools to Nurture Inclusive Friendships

The National Inclusion Project has just released “Power in Friendship” — online resource guides to help parents and children build inclusive friendships.

Teaching Your Child About Inappropriate Contact and Building a Positive Body Image

It’s never too early to teach children about sexuality and safety around strangers

30 Ways to Give Thanks

Helping kids learn the practice of gratitude.

Greensboro Youth Council Institute Announces Teen Workshop Schedule

The Greensboro Youth Council (GYC) Institute has several free teen skills workshops scheduled on topics including goal setting, event planning, time management and ways to strengthen leadership and teamwork skills.

ACT Versus New SAT: Which Should I Choose?

What are the key differences between the ACT and new SAT, and what do they mean for test-takers?

How to Recognize Musical Talent in Your Child

8 indicators your child may be musically inclined.

Rationing Halloween Candy

Too much sugar can be lethal! Here are 7 ways to safely ration the piles of post-Halloween fun-size candy.

How To Help Hurricane Matthew Victims

Our neighbors to the east are suffering the effects of Hurricane Matthew, and there are a few ways we can help.

Embracing Downtime with Your Kids

Micki Bare visits with WGHP's Shannon Smith to talk about strategies for avoiding overscheduling your kids.

What Parents Should Know About Sensory Processing Disorders

Understanding the challenges and treatment options with this often misunderstood condition.
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The all-new 2015-2016 Education Guide is packed with everything parents need to know to navigate more than 500 education options and resources in the Triad, including area preschools, private schools, public school systems, charter schools, boarding schools and academic resources.

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For parents of kids with special needs, finding help and support can be challenging. We've compiled valuable resources for Triad parents in our latest annual publication, Exceptional Child, which is also available as a digital guide.