August 20, 2013

Weekly RoundUp: Back to School

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Whether you walk your child to school or wave to him through the bus window, you’re in good company. Parents across the country are frantically buying that last wide-ruled notebook and package of glue sticks and sending their kids back to school. 

We’ve shared articles highlighting several different aspects of heading back to school. Read this week’s roundup for news about school safety, student hunger and tips on starting off the year on the right foot.

 

Students headed back to school this week – The News-Gazette

“This week marks the start of school for many local students, which has local police reminding motorists to watch out for students and mind local school zones.”

 

More Than Half Of Teachers Report Buying Hungry Students Food With Their Own Money – The Huffington Post

“We often hear about U.S. teachers being paid poorly for all the work they do to educate children. But did you know that 63 percent of teachers report buying food for the classroom each month with their own money? That's just one statistic from a report put out by Share Our Strength, which surveyed teachers across the country about hunger in America's classrooms.”

 

Amber Campbell: Make this school year a success –  The State Journal-Register

“Now that school has arrived after a long summer it can be difficult getting back in the swing of things. Here are some suggestions to help."