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On Parenting
Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 08/23/2012

Advice for parents with kids heading back to school

(Illustration by Bomboland for The Washington Post)
From elsewhere in The Post: Local Living published its annual back-to-school issue Thursday, with everything from computer chairs for kids, to school gardens, to easing back into a bedtime routine and advice for parents from teachers.

Click on the links below to get up to speed before classes start.

In the District, the rise of the school garden

Even the desk chair has to pass a test

Phase in earlier bedtimes before school starts, experts say

Schools minister to kids’ fitness and nutrition needs

Healthful back-to-school snacks

When to keep a sick child home from school

Teachers tell parents how to help their kids be better students

Washington area public schools are chipping away at paper use

D.C. area students face variety of classrooms, from high tech to temporary

By On Parenting  |  02:00 PM ET, 08/23/2012

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