Back To School
Attention shoppers: Mark Aug. 2 to Aug. 4 on your calendars. The Senate Appropriations Committee on Tuesday approved a bill (SB 916) that would allow back-to-school shoppers to avoid paying sales taxes on numerous types of items during the three-day period in August.
Back to school items wouldn’t include a Game Boy, digital media receivers or even cell phones, a Senate committee decided Wednesday in setting out what should be included in a back-to-school tax break.
Parents’ beloved sales-tax holiday could soon be extended, potentially lasting all year.
Most kids know using a mobile phone while driving is a bad idea, but nearly 60-percent of high school seniors admitted in a recent CDC study that they text while driving. Now a new free app called DriveScribe is a game-changer. It takes the mobile phone and turns it from detractor into driving coach and rewards teens for safe driving.
These days, who doesn’t have a cell phone or even a smart phone and that includes many kids who aren’t even in junior high yet.
oing back to school is synonymous for most kids with getting sick. Illnesses such as colds, flu, head-lice and pink eye are common but there are 5 major things you can do to stay germ free through the school year.
The kids are back in school and that means homework and big projects but how much work should you do to help your kids do well in class?
Back to school isn’t just about the kids, it’s a lot of pressure for parents too, especially their child his hitting a school milestone like entering kindergarten, middle school or high school.
School bells rang for the first time in months across South Florida as students headed back to class on the first day of the new school year. In Miami-Dade, School Superintendent Alberto Carvalho started his day at the district’s bus depot with a message for parents and students.
Backpacks in place, class schedule in hand, hundreds of thousands of students across South Florida headed back to class Monday on the first day of the new school year.