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Supporting Our Schools

Supporting Our Schools

Help make sure all children have the supplies they need to start the school year off right

Thursday, Jul 25, 2019 at 07:49 PM EDT

Students Volunteer for Supporting Our Schools

Students Volunteer for Supporting Our Schools

Young children volunteered on Long Island Thursday to help send school supplies to kids in need as part of the Stuff A Bus and Supporting Our Schools programs. NBC 4 New York's Stacey Bell reports.

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019 at 07:23 PM EDT

Making 'Back to School' Better

Making 'Back to School' Better

NBC 4 is kicking off the Supporting Our Schools drive this Saturday. Stacey Bell reports.

Saturday, Aug 18, 2018 at 02:49 PM EDT

Colorado School District Introduces 4-Day Weeks to Cut Costs

Colorado School District Introduces 4-Day Weeks to Cut Costs

Hate Mondays? Maybe you should consider moving to Colorado. A school district in the Centennial State has cancelled school on Mondays in favor of a four-day school week. But Garfield-like attitudes is not...

Saturday, Aug 18, 2018 at 04:35 PM EDT

US School Districts Weigh Duty to Migrants in Shelters

US School Districts Weigh Duty to Migrants in Shelters

When San Benito, Texas, school leaders learned of an influx of children to a migrant shelter in their small town near the U.S.-Mexico border, they felt obliged to help. The superintendent reached out and agreed...

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 at 12:07 PM EDT

How to Ease Kids' Anxiety About School Safety

How to Ease Kids' Anxiety About School Safety

Given the number of high-profile school shootings last year, both children and adults may be feeling anxiety about school safety. As many kids head back to school, knowing how to speak with them is key in...

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 at 09:13 AM EDT

How to Pack a Stress-Free School Lunch

How to Pack a Stress-Free School Lunch

With the school year starting again, it’s time to start to think about the routine of packing school lunches. For many time-pressed parents, this is a formidable task. But it doesn’t need to be. I’m a...

Sunday, Aug 12, 2018 at 06:40 AM EDT

Tips for Back-to-School Shopping and Getting the Best Deals

Tips for Back-to-School Shopping and Getting the Best Deals

The summer weather may still be in full force, but fall is definitely in the air, at least when you consider one of the year's biggest retail events: Back-to-school shopping. Here's a list of expert tips on how...

Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 at 07:33 AM EDT

'A Struggle': 18 Percent of Teachers Work Multiple Jobs

'A Struggle': 18 Percent of Teachers Work Multiple Jobs

Jennifer Williams can’t afford to work just one job. In addition to teaching 10th grade English full time in Baltimore, the single mother works four side jobs, including a waitressing gig on nights and...

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 at 01:53 PM EDT

Back-to-School Supplies Get Revamp, From Scents to Llamas

Back-to-School Supplies Get Revamp, From Scents to Llamas

The microwave ate my homework? Reusable notebooks where writing disappears with heat are among the basic school supplies raising their game against gadgets like iPads. Also hot in the paper aisle this year:...

Wednesday, Aug 1, 2018 at 01:11 PM EDT

School Supplies Cost Down as New Year Approaches: Survey

School Supplies Cost Down as New Year Approaches: Survey

Back-to-school shopping isn't getting more expensive for once, according to new survey. The cost of classroom supplies dropped across every grade level ahead of the 2018-19 school year, according to the latest...

What We're Doing

NBC 4 New York, Telemundo 47 and Raymour & Flanigan are teaming up for the 3rd annual Supporting Our Schools event, an initiative to help those in need with school supplies for the upcoming year. From July 12 through Aug. 18, you can drop off donations at Raymour & Flanigan stores throughout the region.