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Supporting Our Schools Giving Campaign

Supporting Our Schools Giving Campaign

Join NBC 5 and Telemundo Chicago to help local teachers and students in need

Sunday, Aug 12, 2018 at 05:40 AM CDT

Tips for Back-to-School Shopping and Getting the Best Deals

Tips for Back-to-School Shopping and Getting the Best Deals

The summer weather may still be in full force, but fall is definitely in the air, at least when you consider one of the year's biggest retail events: Back-to-school shopping. Here's a list of expert tips on how...

Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 at 06:33 AM CDT

'A Struggle': 18 Percent of Teachers Work Multiple Jobs

'A Struggle': 18 Percent of Teachers Work Multiple Jobs

Jennifer Williams can’t afford to work just one job. In addition to teaching 10th grade English full time in Baltimore, the single mother works four side jobs, including a waitressing gig on nights and...

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 at 12:53 PM CDT

Back-to-School Supplies Get Revamp, From Scents to Llamas

Back-to-School Supplies Get Revamp, From Scents to Llamas

The microwave ate my homework? Reusable notebooks where writing disappears with heat are among the basic school supplies raising their game against gadgets like iPads. Also hot in the paper aisle this year:...

Wednesday, Aug 1, 2018 at 12:11 PM CDT

School Supplies Cost Down as New Year Approaches: Survey

School Supplies Cost Down as New Year Approaches: Survey

Back-to-school shopping isn't getting more expensive for once, according to new survey. The cost of classroom supplies dropped across every grade level ahead of the 2018-19 school year, according to the latest...

Monday, Jul 30, 2018 at 09:26 AM CDT

Mom Starts Crayon Recycling Business, Funds School Supplies

Mom Starts Crayon Recycling Business, Funds School Supplies

Megan Tannenbaum first started the "Great Crayon Project" as a means to recycle broken crayons she found at her daughter's school. What was first meant to be a "cute home project" is now a...

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