back to school
After the disruption and trauma of the pandemic, educators say kids still need added support this year. In some schools, they're making emotional wellness part of the curriculum.
Whether you're just starting school or returning to campus after a year of adjusting to remote and hybrid-learning, we've got tips to help guide you through this academic year.
This year, face masks are on most parents' list of back-to-school supplies. But which ones are most effective? Here's how to choose the right one for your child.
Some kids are getting sick or passing the coronavirus to vaccinated family and friends. It's all unnerving to many parents. "It felt like a terrible head cold," one dad says. "My brain was foggy."
A new $163 million school grant program, created with federal COVID-19 relief funds, is open to schools that are adhering to "all state laws," referring to a recent order
Last year it was all about chairs and headphones. This year it's time for T-shirts and sneakers — and more laptops. Back-to-school shopping in the U.S. is expected to top $37 billion.
Preparing for both in-person and virtual learning has families budgeting for new school supplies like masks and bleach wipes as well as bigger purchases like laptops, speakers, desks and chairs.
WFDD held its second Virtual Community Conversation on Thursday, convening a panel of 5 regional education experts to discuss back-to-school challenges created by the pandemic.