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Take notes in style with Moleskine’s old-school Mario-themed books

Moleskine has unveiled a new line of Mario-themed notebooks so you can go to class or work in style. Several different types are available, including notebooks that resemble the NES and Game Boy. More>>

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2.5 million U.S. high school students had a concussion in past year

The damaging effects of a concussion are well-known, and new research finds the injuries are common among U.S. high school students.

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Google plays guidance counselor with its new college search feature

Applying to college can be stressful, but Google's new search feature can help. It provides an overview of what students can expect from attending a specific four-year school, including cost, student life, graduation... More>>

The best tablets for kids, no matter their age or your budget

Looking to keep those tiny fingers and brains busy? Tablets aren’t just for grown-ups, and many are kid-friendly! Here's our list of the best tablets for kids, with parental controls and plenty of tempting features to... More>>

Get smart: The best educational apps for iPhone and Android

"Education" may be a broad term, but there are more than enough quality educational apps on the market for both iOS and Android. Check out our top picks for the best educational apps for students. More>>

Adobe drops all-apps Creative Cloud price to $5 for K-12 schools

Adobe Creative Cloud is now cheaper -- if you're a K-12 school anyways. Adobe just announced that the all-apps plan is now $5 per student per year for schools. The company also plans to launch new resources for educators. More>>

Another study finds later school bell brings sleep bonus for teens

Singapore's teens are the world's best on an international test of academic performance, but they pay for it with their sleep.

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Yoga can soothe anxious grade schoolers

Yoga at school might work wonders for the younger set, new research suggests.

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Check Before Using Your 529 For Pre-College Education

In 1996, the Small Business Job Protection Act created 529 savings plans: state-administered programs designed to help parents save for their children's future college costs. In a 529 plan, deposited funds are allowed to... More>>

Education tax savings

If you are paying college expenses for yourself or for one of your dependents, you may be able to deduct the tuition and fees on your federal tax return

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Helping your child navigate the high school years

High school is a major milestone in a teen's life.

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Get your kids to eat smart at school

Your kids eat healthful meals at home, but what about when they're at school?

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Put flu shot on the back-to-school checklist

Annual flu vaccines are appropriate for everyone aged 6 months or older, the American Academy of Pediatrics reminds parents.

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Take the back pain out of backpacks

Backpacks can mean backaches for schoolchildren, but an orthopedic surgeon has advice for parents and kids about how to keep soreness at bay.

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Back to School Shopping Trends

Preparing for a new school year is an exciting time, but it can also be daunting. Luckily, Lifestyle expert Justine Santaniello partnered with Target to help find everything you need for students of all ages, whether they’re in elementary school or heading off to college. Trends for elementary school kids include personalization. More than ever, kids want to express themselves and show off their personalities in their gear and supplies. Target has a ton of great brands to choos...

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JanSport's latest backpack is basically one giant QR Code

If you get one of these, you may have to attach a small sign telling others

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Separation anxiety in children going to school

Separation anxiety that presents itself in children going to school is a regular part of childhood development for many kids. However, it can be very distressing to both the child and the parents.

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7 ways to take your budget back to school

How to budget for books, fees and debt-free finances as the school year approaches

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Go back to school without going into debt

7 spending-conscious ways to send kids back to school. More>>

Financial prep school for college-bound students

10 ways to get an A in student debt management. More>>

Back to school laptop bag guide

Check out these five great laptop bags for students.
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Turn your dorm room into a gamer den

When you move into a college dorm room, you accept certain limitations when it comes to your available living space. For gamers, that means you need to get a little creative in order to turn your room into the gamer cave you need to help you unwind between classes. More>>

Back to school tips from mom bloggers

Making the transition back to school can be quite a change for kids and parents alike. Here is some advice from a panel of mom bloggers.

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Healthy lunch box ideas for back to school

Coming up with healthy lunch box ideas your kids will actually enjoy is not always easy. Here are some suggestions. More>>

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