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Students across Miami received back packs and other school supplies. (Source: CBS4)

Non-Profit Helps Adopted Kids Get Geared Up For School

With the upcoming school year just around the corner, it can be hectic trying to gather supplies. So JAFCO Children’s Village decided to give parents of adopted and foster a helping hand with a free Back-To-School event on Wednesday.

CBS Miami–08/14/2013

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Dade Commissioner Hosts Back-To-School Event

With the upcoming school year just around the corner, it can be hectic trying to gather supplies. So Miami-Dade Commissioner Jean Monestime has decided to give parents in his district a helping hand with a free Back-To-School event on Sunday.

CBS Miami–08/04/2013

Back To School Pencils

The Clock’s Ticking On “Back-To-School” Sales Tax Holiday

Families have just one more day to flock to stores in South Florida to take advantage of the sales tax holiday.

CBS Miami–08/03/2013

(Source: Florida Governor's Office)

Gov. Scott To Promote Teacher School Supply Debit Cards In S. Fla.

Gov. Rick Scott will be in South Florida Wednesday afternoon to promote the state’s new teacher-supply debit card, which is aimed at helping teachers buy supplies without having to pay out-of-pocket costs.

CBS Miami–07/31/2013

(Source: CBS4)

‘Amigos For Kids’ Holds Annual Back-To-School Drive

The kickoff for back to school events has started and are in full swing for the upcoming school year.

CBS Miami–07/28/2013

(AP Photo/Rusty Kennedy)

Firefighters Spark School Supplies Drive

School is almost back in session and while parents are gathering supplies, Fort Lauderdale firefighters are hoping they’ll be able to help out a lot kids who are less fortunate as well.

CBS Miami–07/28/2013

(Source: blog.dormify.com)

Ask A South Florida Expert: Essentials When Dorm Shopping

Two seniors from the University of Miami were happy to share these tips to help incoming dorm-room-bound freshmen maximize their space, improve their everyday routines and even help them get along with their roommate.

07/23/2013

Back To School Pencils

DIY School Supplies Just In Time For Back To School

Jazzing up school supplies is a fun project for you and your kids before the school year starts. Stir up their artistic natures and create some one-of-a-kind gear together!

07/15/2013

(Source: AP)

Scott Reauthorizes August’s Sales Tax Holiday

Florida shoppers hoping to get a break from sales tax on certain items will have their chance in August.

CBS Miami–05/20/2013

(Source: CBS4)

Parents Cash In With Back-To-School Deals

Back-to-school shopping, the second-biggest retail season of the year, is tax-free this weekend and shoppers are taking advantage before it ends at midnight.

CBS4–08/05/2012

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