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Supporting Our Schools Supply Donations Drive

Supporting Our Schools Supply Donations Drive

Collecting supplies and donations to give students and teachers access to the materials they need

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...

Monday, Jul 30, 2018 at 10:26 AM EDT

Mom Starts Crayon Recycling Business, Funds School Supplies

Mom Starts Crayon Recycling Business, Funds School Supplies

Megan Tannenbaum first started the "Great Crayon Project" as a means to recycle broken crayons she found at her daughter's school. What was first meant to be a "cute home project" is now a...

Saturday, Jul 28, 2018 at 11:32 PM EDT

Supporting Our Schools: What Students Need to Succeed

Supporting Our Schools: What Students Need to Succeed

NBC10 and Telemundo 62 brought back the Supporting Our Schools initiative to help students and teachers get what they need to succeed. Students across the area will be heading back to school this year with...

Friday, Jul 27, 2018 at 08:41 PM EDT

Help Kids Afford School Essentials With One Text

Help Kids Afford School Essentials With One Text

John Emge, the vice president and regional executive director for the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey ,sat down with NBC10's Erin Coleman to talk about how people can donate and...

What We're Doing

Our children can't succeed without the right tools. With your help, NBC10 and Telemundo 62 are giving students and teachers the supplies they need to flourish in the classroom. Donate at a local Raymour & Flanigan store; you can find one by clicking here.