Back-to-school resources

What to expect as students head back to school for the 2015-2016 academic year.

  • Aug 21, 2015

Read The Washington Post’s coverage of the region’s colleges and catch up on all the latest breaking higher education news at the Grade Point blog.

By Nick Anderson, Susan Svrluga

  • Aug 7, 2015
Back-to-school news

What to expect as students head back to school for the 2015-2016 academic year.

  • Aug 21, 2015

Crosstown buses, recently canceled, were a little-used provision of the No Child Left Behind law.

By Michael Alison Chandler

  • Aug 21, 2015

With forecasts of another 2,662 students in Montgomery County, the state could top 870,000 students.

By Donna St. George

  • Aug 18, 2015

A coding summer camp at Georgetown aims to encourage girls to pursue a field that needs them.

By Faiz Siddiqui

  • Aug 13, 2015

Tighter budgets mean schools are asking families to purchase more of the items that they used to provide.

By Lyndsey Layton

  • Aug 12, 2015

How to organize your routines so everyone eats well once school starts.

By Amy Joyce

  • Aug 12, 2015

Get your child ready for school by adding routines and a calm place to do homework.

  • Aug 12, 2015

Help kids get mentally ready for school by creating a serene, organized home and work space.

By Amy Joyce

  • Aug 12, 2015

A good night of sleep is important for children — and parents — who have to get up and out the door.

  • Aug 12, 2015

No. 1: Allow your child (and you) to be crabby.

By Meghan Leahy

  • Aug 12, 2015

Kids can help pack lunches, get themselves dressed and be in charge of their own schedule.

  • Aug 12, 2015

Screen limits and safe technology use for back to school.

  • Aug 12, 2015

Turning a soon-to-be middle-schooler’s room into a relaxing space for hanging out with friends.

By Mari-Jane Williams

  • Aug 12, 2015

Containers have come a long way since you were a kid.

By Lindsey M. Roberts

  • Aug 12, 2015

Districts across the Washington region find that choosing a school name can be a complicated task.

By Caitlin Gibson

  • Aug 12, 2015

Say no to the bucket of fried chicken. Here are some ways to get a good meal on the table, without cooking.

By Casey Seidenberg

  • Aug 12, 2015

As concern about childhood obesity grows, “fitness clusters” gain popularity.

By Danielle Douglas-Gabriel

  • Aug 12, 2015

After 10 years, the back-to-school cleaning spree is being retired and the city is seeking long-term partners.

By Michael Alison Chandler

  • Aug 11, 2015

Thousand of families are given free supplies and immunizations at the annual back-to-school event.

By Christine Ayala

  • Aug 8, 2015

From Aug. 7-9, apparel and other back-to-school supplies will be sales tax-free in Virginia. From Aug. 9-15, certain apparel will be tax free in Maryland.

By Moriah Balingit

  • Aug 7, 2015
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