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New Survey Reveals How Parents Really Feel About Kids Going Back to School

While kids may be dreading going back to school, their parents are dancing in the streets.

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Dork Diaries by Rachel Renee Russell (Book cover photo courtesy of Facebook)
Dork Diaries by Rachel Renee Russell (Book cover photo courtesy of Facebook)
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Thursday On The Tom Sumner Program

It's "back to school" on The Tom Sumner Program Thursday August 29 beginning at 3 p.m. with guests Rachel Renee Russell (NY Times best selling series "Dork Diaries"), test your knowledge with National Geographic Kids writer and editor Becky Baines (Quiz Whiz 2) plus Baker College's new Auto/Diesel Institute Director Lynn Rogers and Regional Admissions Director Bryan Carto

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The Best Deals and Discounts Available to Students Going Back to School

Our back-to-school journey continues with finding the best ways to take advantage of your student status.

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G. Newman Lowrance, Getty Images
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The Flint School District is Using Advertising to Keep Current Students

I don't know if a commercial during The Bachelor would convince me to change schools. But the Flint School District is spending $15,000 on advertising, hoping it will help them hold onto most of the $13.5 million in state funding they already receive.

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The Best Ways to Buy Textbooks — Stores, Online, E-Readers and More

Buying textbooks can be a difficult, uncertain, expensive process, especially if you're an adult going back to school for the first time in a few years. To help you out, we've gathered some of the best ways to buy or access textbooks.

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Fitness guru Dan Houston pictured here with his wife (Photo courtesy of Facebook)
Fitness guru Dan Houston pictured here with his wife (Photo courtesy of Facebook)
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Tonight On The Tom Sumner Program

Government regulation of fast food and other health related topis are featured with guests fitness guru Dan Houston and Tai Chi instructor Johnny Dayonot on The Tom Sumner Program Tuesday September 4 beginning at 6 p

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Is It Better to Buy School Supplies Online? — Dollars and Sense

Shopping online can incredibly convenient, but should you do it for basic school supplies? That depends on what’s more important to you: time or money.

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Detroit Bribes Kids with Free Pair of Shoes to Get Them to Come to School

There is no better motivation to get kids to show up for school quite like some good old fashion bribery, right? Well, the city of Detroit seems to think so.

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Do School Food Laws Help Kids Lose Weight?

In an effort to curb rising child obesity rates, many states across the US have limited the unhealthy foods that kids can buy at school — and new evidence shows it could be paying off.

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Should Kids Go to School Year-Round? — Survey of the Day

The two-and-a-half-month summer vacation that kids get was a mid-19th century compromise between rural school districts, which had children who needed to help out on the family farm, and urban districts, which often dealt with extreme heat in the summer.

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