|School Bells Are Ringing|
(CBS) The nation's school enrollment is at a record high, with 53.2 million pupils heading to classes in kindergarten through 12th grade, according to a new Education Department report. College enrollment also hits a record this year, at 14.9 million. To make the return to the classroom a little easier for pupils and their parents, CBS.com offers the following back-to-school news.
College enrollment also hits a record this year, at 14.9 million.
To make the return to the classroom a little easier for pupils and their parents, CBS.com offers the following back-to-school news.
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|Fear Clouds School Openings|
In the wake of grisly shootings, educators are trying to keep schools safe without making them fortresses.
It can be a tough world out there, even for kindergarteners. Expert Judsen Culbreth tells CBS News This Morning how to tell if your child is under stress, and how you can help.
|A Safe Surfer's Guide|
There's a plethor of material out there for kids and their parents. Here are some good choices, selected by CBS.com.
Fashion consultant Alison Deyette gives This Morning a rundown of the latest back-to-school fashions, while several kids model the trends from Rye, N.Y.
|Pack Away Back Pain|
A heavy backpack might explain the pain you've been having in your back. CBS News Correspondent Dr. Emily Senay has tips for easing the pain.
|A Bull Market For Plagiarism|
A laissez-faire attitude toward cheating is approaching epidemic proportions, compounded by the ease of accessing information via the Internet, reports CBS News Correspondent John Roberts.
|Voucher Plans Face A Test|
The thorny issue of school choice faces a key test in Florida as the nation's first statewide school-voucher plan takes effect.
|Bridging The Techno-Gap|
According to a CBS News poll, when it comes to the Internet, kids know more than most parents. But parents can bridge that gap, CBS News Correspondent Russ Mitchell reports.
|Is Jr. Ready For School?|
Is your child ready for school? The president of the National Association of Elementary School Principals offers some guidelines and advice.
|An Invitation To Learn|
With the help of a teacher-author, CBS This Morning takes a look at how to get kids excited about returning to the classroom.
|A Shot In The Arm For Pupils|
Most schools require that enrollees have som basic immunizations. Here are the minimum requirements in most states.
|A Running Start On The Day|
Organizational consultant Ronni Eisenberg joins CBS This Morning to show you how to take some chaos out of your mornings.
It's a problem that strikes fear into the heart of any parent. Here's how to cope when your child contracts a case of head lice.