School Supplies

Some teachers are turning to crowdfunding to raise money for school supplies. (Credit: CBS2)

As Costs Pile Up, More Teachers Turn To Crowd Funding To Pay For School Supplies

In a new trend, teachers are turning to crowd funding to help them buy basic classroom necessities.


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Best Stores For Back-To-School Shopping In New York City

Make sure the tyke in your life is well-prepared this fall by stocking up on essentials at the stores listed below, our favorites for back-to-school shopping in New York City.



NYC Parents Fuming Over Cost Of School Supplies

As students across New York City return to school, some parents are fuming over the cost of the supplies they’ve been asked to bring.


Worldstar Foundation hands out backpacks filled with school  supplies to children in Queens on Aug. 24, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

LL Cool J Hands Out School Supplies To Kids At Worldstar Foundation Event

More than 2,000 kids attended the event.


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Back-To-School Supply Shopping Giving Parents Sticker Shock

They’re in the mail, online and very possibly hanging on your refrigerator door: school supply lists making you feel like summer is fleeting and it’s time to outfit your kids for the classroom.


Authorities are investigating a fire at James Monroe Elementary School in Edison, NJ on March 24, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

School Supplies Drive Being Held For NJ School Destroyed In Blaze

A six-alarm fire tore through James Monroe Elementary School in Edison last weekend.


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Hundreds Of Newark Foster Children To Be Ready For School Thanks To Donations

For 15 years, Prudential Financial has challenged their workers to buy and fill backpacks for kids in need ahead of the start of the school year.


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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!


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NYC’s 5 Best Stores For Back To School Shopping

From school supplies to new clothes, back to school shopping can be an overwhelming task. Check out these 5 local spots, for your back to school shopping needs.


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Nina In New York: Back To School Shopping Never Goes Out Of Style

As it is, the office-approved supplies catalog from which I am permitted to order is tragically lacking in swagger. I suppose those little neon document flags count for something, but there’s no denying that the magic is gone.


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The 4 Best Educational Supply Stores In New York

CBS New York helps relieve some of the back-to-school stress by letting you know where to go for the best and most economical educational supplies in the city.

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Family Service League Gets School Supplies For Needy Long Island Children

Thousands of needy children on Long Island are getting the supplies they need for the first day of school, thanks to the Family Service League.


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Green Living for the School Year

Going back to school is a time for change. Here are some ways to change our habits and help the planet this school year.