Back To School

Back To School

What You Need To Know About The New School Year

Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014 at 05:27 AM PDT
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By Christine Burroni

Back to School Tech Gear: 10 Hot Gadgets for Students

From tablet convertibles to smart watches and battery charging phone... See Full Gallery

Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014 at 05:27 AM PDT

Smart Snacks in Schools: What's In & What's Out

Smart Snacks in Schools: What's In & What's Out

So long doughnuts, chips, and soda in school vending machines. Snacks in schools will look a lot different when kids head back to classrooms this year. Under the new “Smart Snacks in School” nutrition standards,...

Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014 at 05:27 AM PDT

Back to School Tech: Hot Electronic Gear for Students

Back to School Tech: Hot Electronic Gear for Students

From smart watches to tablet convertibles and a Kindle to download your textbooks, here's what you should know about back to school gear now on the market.

Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014 at 05:27 AM PDT

Starting Freshman Year: Tips for the Transition

Starting Freshman Year: Tips for the Transition

The anticipation of starting life as a college freshman can leave even the most confident student with unanswered questions before move-in day. Here are freshman year survival tips shared by NBC viewers...

Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014 at 05:27 AM PDT

Gift Me: College-Bound Turn to Registries

Gift Me: College-Bound Turn to Registries

Students and their families say registering for graduation gifts they need for dorm and school life helps them manage the growing costs associated with leaving home; average spending on furniture, supplies...

Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014 at 05:27 AM PDT

School Board Yanks Sex Ed Book Over Explicit Language

School Board Yanks Sex Ed Book Over Explicit Language

Faced with a growing backlash from hundreds of parents up in arms over a sex education book they say is too explicit, a Northern California board has agreed to hold off on allowing the students to read passages...