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2 hours ago

15 Backpacks to head back to school in style

Backpacks at every price point for back-to-school season.
2 hours ago
15 Backpacks to head back to school in style
August 10, 2022, 8:07 AM

Win back to school with these 5 creative 1st-day ideas

Bus stop brunch to vision boards: Here are 5 traditions we love.
August 10, 2022, 8:07 AM
Win back to school with these 5 creative 1st-day ideas
August 9, 2022, 2:51 PM

Best back-to-school sales: Shop Kohl's, J.Crew, Old Navy, and more

Shop backpacks, clothing, shoes and more for back-to-school season.
August 9, 2022, 2:51 PM
Best back-to-school sales: Shop Kohl's, J.Crew, Old Navy, and more
August 8, 2022, 11:22 PM

How schools are trying to address the national teacher shortage

As students get ready to go back to school, a national teacher shortage has school districts and administrators scrambling.
August 8, 2022, 11:22 PM
How schools are trying to address the national teacher shortage
August 8, 2022, 8:21 PM

These 10 back-to-school uniform essentials are all under $25

Retailers like Old Navy, J. Crew, GAP and more are offering discounted prices on uniform essentials
August 8, 2022, 8:21 PM
These 10 back-to-school uniform essentials are all under $25
August 5, 2022, 5:30 PM

Back-to-school costs are skyrocketing. Here's how to save with tax-free holidays and more

School supplies are skyrocketing amid inflation. Here's how to save in multiple states with tax-free holidays.
August 5, 2022, 5:30 PM
Back-to-school costs are skyrocketing. How to save with tax-free holidays and more
August 1, 2022, 11:18 AM

8 picks from shopDisney's back-to-school collection

ShopDisney's back-to-school selections are sure to send your kids back to the classroom in style.
August 1, 2022, 11:18 AM
8 picks from shopDisney's back-to-school collection
1 year ago

Back-to-school items to shop for in Labor Day sales

With back-to-school shopping expected to hit a record-high this year, you can score major discounts on everything from electronics to elementary school staples ahead of Labor Day weekend.
1 year ago
Back-to-school items to shop for in Labor Day sales
1 year ago

4 tips to help ease kids' back to school anxiety

One in five kids in the U.S. has experienced anxiety during the coronavirus pandemic.
1 year ago
4 tips to help ease kids' back to school anxiety
1 year ago

Shop Good Housekeeping's top-rated picks for supplies for back to school

From organization to carriers and more, Good Housekeeping has recommended some of the best back-to-school supplies for the new year and "GMA" knows where to get them.
1 year ago
Shop Good Housekeeping's top-rated picks for supplies for back to school
1 year ago

How to prepare kids for back to school without fixating on 'learning loss'

National Teacher of the Year Juliana Urtubey addresses learning loss and tips for parents on how to help kids have a good school year.
1 year ago
How to prepare kids for back to school without fixating on 'learning loss'
1 year ago

How an epidemiologist plans to send his kids back to school amid COVID-19 surge

Dr. John Brownstein is a Boston Children's Hospital epidemiologist and father of two.
1 year ago
How an epidemiologist plans to send his kids back to school amid COVID-19 surge
1 year ago

School lunches made easy: Cheesy chicken pizza pockets

Just a Taste food blogger Kelly Senyei has a simple cheesy chicken pizza pocket recipe that's great for back to school.
1 year ago
What to make for school lunch? Easy pizza pockets perfect for any lunchbox
1 year ago

Why teachers are putting stickers on their faces during remote learning

"Sometimes I feel like I’m just talking to myself or teaching to a blank screen."
1 year ago
Why teachers are putting stickers on their faces during remote learning
2 years ago

These dads are building desks for students who need them during virtual learning

The desks cost just $40 and take around one hour to make.
2 years ago
These dads are building desks for students at home
2 years ago

With teachers hard to find, parents step in as substitutes to keep schools operating

A teacher shortage that existed prior to the pandemic is a nationwide issue.
2 years ago
With teachers hard to find, parents step in as substitutes to keep schools operating
2 years ago

New study shows how students around the world are returning back to school amid COVID-19

A new study from the University of Washington took a look at how schools around the world reopened amid COVID-19.
2 years ago
How students around the world are returning back to school amid COVID-19
2 years ago

Free lunch may not be enough to aid hunger as pandemic impacts food security in US

How back-to-school during the pandemic has highlighted food disparities, access issues and more as the USDA extends free lunch.
2 years ago
Free lunch may not be enough to aid hunger as pandemic impacts food security in US
2 years ago

Teacher's post on why her neurotypical classroom looks like a special education one goes viral

"I honestly thought I was saying something that everyone already knew," Karen Blacher told "Good Morning America."
2 years ago
Teacher goes viral with post featuring her neurotypical classroom
2 years ago

Teacher's tearful selfie video reveals struggles of online teaching amid COVID-19

Terry Kinder, a seventh grade civics teacher at Bellview Middle School in Bellview, Florida, recorded herself on Sept. 10 while sitting in her car before class.
2 years ago
Teacher's tearful selfie video reveals struggles of online teaching amid COVID-19
2 years ago

These parents of 7 win homeschooling in viral video

A Phoenix, Arizona family of nine viral video about the ABCs.
2 years ago
These parents of 7 win homeschooling in viral video
2 years ago

A 4th grade teacher has built her own, outdoor classroom amid COVID-19

With help from her family, Lindsey Earle, of Prairie Hill Waldorf School in Pewaukee, Wisconsin, built a structure for the 13 students in her class.
2 years ago
A 4th grade teacher has built her own, outdoor classroom amid COVID-19
2 years ago

This book helps kids cope with virtual school jitters

First-time author Emma Fliehman wrote “Virtual: My First Day of Online School” to help address fears and anxiety over online learning.
2 years ago
This book helps kids cope with virtual school jitters
2 years ago

Photographer celebrates students' unique back-to-school plans with adorable photo shoot

Beth DeMund, 33, took on a new role as school photographer.
2 years ago
Photographer celebrates students' unique back-to-school plans with photo shoot
2 years ago

Why this parent says teachers should stop saying 'your mom and dad' to kids

A professor's tweet on inclusive language went viral.
2 years ago
Why this parent says teachers should stop saying 'your mom and dad' to kids
2 years ago

Teacher is booted off virtual learning session and the kids’ reactions are priceless

Michelle Westmoreland was reading a story to 17 second graders on Aug. 26 when she was booted from Google Meet.
2 years ago
Teacher is booted off virtual learning session and the kids’ reactions are priceless
2 years ago

20 million people have watched this teacher's 'Baby Shark' math lesson

A Texas teacher's video has gone viral.
2 years ago
20 million people have watched this teacher's 'Baby Shark' math lesson
2 years ago

Mom's photo of her kindergartner being 'totally over' virtual learning goes viral

Kara McDowell of Mesa, Arizona, snapped the picture of her son, Graham, on Aug. 6 -- his third day of school. Days later, she shared it on Twitter.
2 years ago
Mom's photo of her kindergartner being 'totally over' virtual learning goes viral
2 years ago

'Schoolcations' are the latest hotel trend to attract remote learners

Hotels offer options for families whose children are remote learning this year.
2 years ago
'Schoolcations' are the latest hotel trend to attract remote learners
2 years ago

Mom's viral video on the confusion surrounding school year is hilarious

Mom's viral video on hybrid learning.
2 years ago
Mom's viral video on the confusion surrounding school year is hilarious
2 years ago

Easy science experiments kids can try at home

Author Sanden Totten shows parents fun ways to teach their kids scientific concepts using household items.
2 years ago
Easy science experiments kids can try at home
2 years ago

This teacher built a library in her garage when she realized her students didn't have close access to a public library

The nearest library her students could access was at least 15 miles away, so Jennifer Martin, a teacher in Texas, built a kids' library in her garage.
2 years ago
This teacher built a library for kids in her garage
2 years ago

Kindergarten teacher's sister films her going above and beyond during virtual learning

Shannon McCourt of Monterey Bay filmed sister Kayla McCourt during the e-learning sessions for kindergartners.
2 years ago
Teacher's sister films her going above and beyond during virtual learning
2 years ago

Tips for parents coping with back-to-school challenges

Parents Magazine’s executive editor has advice for parents who are dealing with school stress during COVID-19.
2 years ago
Tips for parents coping with back-to-school challenges
2 years ago

Indiana school district's Wi-Fi buses ease virtual learning for students at home

The buses evolved from an innovative project to a visible lifeline to many students within the district.
2 years ago
Indiana school district's Wi-Fi buses ease virtual learning for students at home
2 years ago

School's inclusive welcome sign means 'everything' to mom of kindergartener

For the mom of a child with learning differences, a warm welcome makes all the difference.
2 years ago
School's inclusive welcome sign means 'everything' to mom of kindergartener
2 years ago

Women collect, refurbish old computers so students can use for virtual learning

Darla Purce and Brittany Cleckley stepped up to help fill a shortage.
2 years ago
Women refurbish computers so students can use for virtual learning
2 years ago

Grandma to the rescue for remote learning: 'They're quite a pair'

One mom's Instagram post shows how a grandmother is stepping in to help.
2 years ago
Grandma to the rescue for remote learning: 'They're quite a pair'
2 years ago

1st grader sets up impressive remote learning station

Bryce Latimer built a space that resembles an elementary school classroom.
2 years ago
1st grader sets up impressive remote learning station
2 years ago

Mom's 1st day of school photo is funny because it's true

Back-to-school photos look different this year.
2 years ago
Mom's 1st day of school photo is funny because it's true
2 years ago

Microschooling: The new way parents are getting creative about school for the fall

As the battle over sending kids back to the classroom heats up, parents, worried about their children's safety, are turning to innovative options like microschooling.
2 years ago
Microschooling: The new way parents are getting creative about school for the fall
2 years ago

Distance learning back-to-school expenses on the rise: Here's how families can save

With more students learning from home, back-to-school expenses are expected to rise. Here's how to save on all of those necessities.
2 years ago
How to save on back-to-school expenses for distance learning
2 years ago

Why parents should be concerned about cameras in classrooms: Advocates

Former classroom teacher Bill Fitzgerald spoke with "GMA" about the risks associated with cameras in classrooms this school year.
2 years ago
Why parents should be concerned about cameras in classrooms: Advocates
2 years ago

Distance learning tips: Discounted tech devices and affordable online tutoring services

Author and tech expert Stephanie Humphrey shares her top tips to help make remote learning easy for kids returning to school remotely this fall.
2 years ago
Distance learning tips: Discounted tech devices and affordable tutoring services
2 years ago

Mom's photo of son crying on 1st day of virtual kindergarten hits home for parents

Jana Coombs of Sharpsburg, Georgia, snapped the picture of her 5-year-old Ezra on his first day of school.
2 years ago
Mom's photo of son crying on 1st day of virtual kindergarten hits home for parents
2 years ago

Meet some of the teachers whose back-to-school wish lists were fulfilled by Chrissy Teigen

Meet two teachers who had their Amazon wish lists fulfilled by Chrissy Teigen.
2 years ago
These 2 teachers had their back-to-school wish lists fulfilled by Chrissy Teigen
2 years ago

Verizon helps students access digital tools for school year

“GMA’s” sponsor Verizon is bridging the digital divide by giving equipment and internet access to students in need.
2 years ago
Verizon helps students access digital tools for school year
2 years ago

Payless is making a comeback in time for back-to-school shopping

The company is reinventing itself after filing for bankruptcy in 2019.
2 years ago
Payless is making a comeback in time for back-to-school shopping
2 years ago

5 things school nurses want parents to know about school during the coronavirus pandemic

School nurses are becoming front-line workers in the coronavirus pandemic.
2 years ago
5 things school nurses want parents to know about school during the pandemic
2 years ago

Mom's daily remote learning announcements for teenage son is taking over TikTok

Jamie Plafker posted five videos on her TikTok page as her mother Deb delivered “morning announcements” to her 17-year-old brother on the first day of his senior year.
2 years ago
Mom's daily remote learning announcements for teenage son is taking over TikTok