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5 Back To School Things Teachers Would Love Your Help With

Seasoned instructors share the essentials for your child’s transition back to the classroom.

07/21/2014

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Five Fun Activities To Get The Family Outdoors

Make this a summer to remember for the whole family with these five ways to bring everyone together while enjoying the warmer weather.

07/21/2014

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NYC’s 5 Best Stationery Stores

Public school starts next week in New York City. Get ready, or get the students you know ready, by visiting the stationery suppliers below for the very best in notebooks, pens, and other writing needs.

09/05/2013

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Back-To-School Bargains For $25 Or Less

Lifestyle expert Tara Clavell-Vera visited The Couch with last minute Labor Day bargains, available both online and in the store.

09/02/2013

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Best Books To Read Before Heading Off To College

It’s that time in the summer: you’re about to send your kids off to college. Regardless of whether your child is a freshman or a rising senior, these books can help with all stages of a college career. From inspirational works to short stories to advice, our sister company, Simon & Schuster have hand selected a list that will be the perfect gift just as you leave your kids at their dorm.

08/28/2013

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Send Us Your Back To School Photos

If you’d like to share your child’s back to school photos, please do so here. We’d love to see all the cool school looks!

08/27/2013

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Space-Saving Tips for Dorm Room Living

When you live in a tiny dorm room, maximizing space is a priority. These 10 space-saving tips will help you keep your room organized while still having room to move.

08/25/2013

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Sree Tips: Best Back To School Gadgets

Sree Sreenivasan, tech expert from our partner network CNET and the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s chief digital officer, has some helpful gadgets for the new school year.

08/21/2013

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First Lesson For New College Students: Finances

If college students are not careful, money mistakes they make now could take years to correct.

08/15/2013

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Connecticut Tax-Free Shopping Week Begins Sunday

The state’s tax-free week eliminates Connecticut’s 6.35 percent sales tax on clothes costing less than $300.

08/15/2013

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5 Best Tech Gadgets For Back-To-School

Just a few weeks to go before school stars, and that means getting all the supplies for the year — which nowadays means must-have tech gadgets. David Gregg, Senior Editor of BehindTheBuy.com, visited The Couch with some of the hottest items on the market.

08/15/2013

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Stop Bullying: What Can Be Done From Home

Bullying is one of the most serious issues facing our kids today. While incidences of bullying have escalated in schools and on the playground, here are some tips that you can implement from home to help keep your child safe.

08/15/2013

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Experts Offer Tips For Saving While Doing Back-To-School Shopping

The National Retail Federation said the average family will spend about $700 this year on school supplies.

08/13/2013

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Mobile Couch: Back To School Shopping Deals In NYC

Classes will soon be in session and here on The Couch, we’re getting you ready to send the kids back to school. TV 10-55’s Alex Denis took a trip to Staples in Park Slop, to show you how to cash in on back to school deals.

08/13/2013

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Weekend Program Links: August 10-11

Are you looking for more information from the stories shown on the various CBS 2 News broadcasts? Well, this is the place to be for we have all the stuff you’ll need.

08/10/2013

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