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What You Need To Know About The New School Year

Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016 at 02:48 PM EDT

Texas Teacher Eliminates Homework for 2nd-Graders

Texas Teacher Eliminates Homework for 2nd-Graders

A North Texas teacher is eliminating homework for her second-grade class and wants them to play outside and get to bed early instead. Brandy Young a second grade teacher at Godley Elementary School in Johnson...

Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 08:28 AM EDT

'They Know She Cares': Michelle Obama's School Nutrition Legacy

'They Know She Cares': Michelle Obama's School Nutrition Legacy

Fried chicken nuggets, chicken fingers, and patties are the thing of the past at Fairfax County Public Schools in Virginia. Healthier options have been on the menu thanks to Michelle Obama's healthy school lunch...

Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 08:15 AM EDT

Why Back-to-School Is Becoming a Summer Thing

Why Back-to-School Is Becoming a Summer Thing

Though the weather is still hot enough to go swimming, many public school students across the country are staring at the summer sun through a classroom window. Many schools have done away with the tradition...

Tuesday, Aug 2, 2016 at 12:32 AM EDT

MLB Star David Ortiz to Give Boston Students Wake-Up Calls

MLB Star David Ortiz to Give Boston Students Wake-Up Calls

Red Sox' David Ortiz will be teaming up with Boston Public Schools to deliver wake-up calls to select students in the school system. The service, which is available in September, will be to help students who...

Monday, Jul 25, 2016 at 09:34 AM EDT

Back To School Laptops: Top Picks

Back To School Laptops: Top Picks

Shopping for a new computer before school resumes? NBC's Mark Barger has some of your best options.