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What Students Need to Know About Active Shooter Situations

It’s September which means fall is around the corner and schools across the United States are back in session. Kids are excited to be surrounded by old friends, meet new teachers and get involved in school activities. Unfortunately, the start of the new school year also means the possibility of school shootings. Mass shootings are…

Back to School: Breakout Kids Dispatch Kids Subscription Box

When it comes to teaching kids, the more interactive you are, the better. Every child learns differently, but if you can create and maintain a connection between the child and the subject, she is more likely to retain the information. Developing a connection also allows the student to engage with the topic resulting in long…

Back to School: Keeping Families Connected with TextNow

As kids get ready to head back to school, the need for families to stay connected becomes even more important. Introducing TextNow, the world’s first freemium wireless service. Now instead of adding kids to the already expensive cell phone plan, TextNow offers the most affordable wireless options on the market – some even at no cost!…

Back to School: NEST 529 Celebrates Back-to-School Memories with Photo Contest

First National Bank of Omaha and Nebraska State Treasurer Don Stenberg today announced the launch of the NEST 529 Back-to-School Photo Drawing, a new scholarship opportunity open to families across the United States. Beginning today, NEST 529 invites families to capture and submit back-to-school photos of children 8 years old or younger by September 30,…

Back to School: Saving on Back-to-School Shopping

We’re kicking off this week with the CEOMOM Back-to-School Roundup. From books to shopping to tips to stay organized, we’re helping you reduce the stress and chaos that heading back to school can bring. As you get ready for back-to-school shopping, here are some tips from the experts at Experian to help you save money….

Editor’s Pick: Epic Waters Indoor Waterpark

This past June my family and I were invited to the new Epic Waters Indoor Waterpark in Grand Prairie, Texas. Designed to be a destination spot that reaches far beyond Texas, Epic Waters boasts an array of attractions including a 45-game arcade, food, a retractable roof and more. To say my family of 4 enjoyed…

4 Ways Your Student Can Avoid the “Summer Slide”

SCHOOL’S OUT Hearing the final school bell for the year can bring feelings of joy, relief, and…dread? Many students, their parents, and their future teachers know the reality of the so-called “Summer Slide.” Summer learning loss happens in two ways: forgetting what we’ve learned and not making any progress over the break. Research has shown…

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