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Los Angeles Times Staff WriterBack-to-school shopping is always fraught with peril for fashion-conscious teens. As they prowl the stores, they know that a summer blunder can mean a long fall stuck with stuff they don't want to wear. "That's pretty much their main worry -- how they...
Special to The TimesStill groggy, the schoolgirl brushed her hair, struggled to pull on her socks and snuggled into her school uniform: a green gown and a white head scarf. By the time she gathered up her books and strapped on her backpack she was smiling and enthusiastic,...
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Back-to-school season is in full swing. Time to pick out a backpack, sneakers and a stimulant medication for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. Nearly 2 million children in the United States are diagnosed with ADHD, which is marked by poor...
In this year of 2008 presidential politics, when it's only 2007, I'm finding it more of a challenge living in the "here and now." Society seems to focus more on the "there and then" down the road. Asthe theme song of the first Clinton running for...
Times Staff WriterWhen it comes to back-to-school shopping, Brenda Lipscomb has a simple plan to keep her purchases affordable. The La Canada resident limits her two childrens wardrobes to a handful of basic colors, so they can easily mix and match. She frequents discount...
The Hartford CourantOn those nights when Amy DeLoughy's children can't sleep, haunted by memories of the massacre at their elementary school, or on those mornings when they can't face the daily routine, she calls in the ducks. Doctor ducks, military ducks, postal worker...
While analyzing data for a series on elementary school absenteeism, Tribune reporters also hit the streets, talking to young students at community centers, in schools and around kitchen tables. Across the state, they found families racked by intense...
Brittney Bratton made it only partway through rehearsing her high school graduation speech before she had to stop. "Stay strong," called Danita Allen, school counselor at Youth Connection Leadership Academy as Bratton tried to collect herself. "If...
Cromwell2013 Free Back To School Supplies For Low-Income Families. The Town of Cromwell Youth Services Department in conjunction with the Cromwell Human Services Department is accepting pre-registration for our 2013 Back-To-School Program. Each year, with the...
Tags: Kmart, Preschools, The Salvation Army, Personal Income, Schools
Tuesday, May 28 Hope you had a fabulous Memorial Day weekend! Of course, having yesterday off makes today feel like a Monday... We had perfect weather for all of the Memorial Day remembrance events. It's so important to take a moment and honor those who...
Anne Lipira had been thriving as a nurse at a west suburban hospital when she decided to go back to school in 2011 to get a higher degree in the field. She felt her decade of experience and associate degree might not hold up in the shaky economy. She...
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