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Hundreds of students learn options at tech expo

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Approximately 900 students from the tristate took part in the area's first regional Career and Technical Education Expo in Huntington. More>>

Annual 'Diversity Breakfast' held at Marshall University Friday

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Friday morning at Marshall University, campus friends and faculty, as well as the community, came together for this years diversity breakfast. More>>

Giving your kids the tools for a healthy back-to-school season

(BPT) - For moms, family and children are their No. 1 priority. Keeping everyone safe, healthy and happy is a huge part of everyday life. However, each year, parents send their kids back to school knowing they will be... More>>

College students have options to save money on technology

(BPT) - If you are one of the more than 22 million college students heading to campuses across the nation this fall, you’ll probably be packing all sorts of items, including advanced digital technology. College student... More>>

Uber-cool gift ideas for kids going to - and back to - college

(BPT) - Graduation season is over, but families with college-bound teens know the gift-giving season is still in full swing. Whether you’re looking for a gift that will ease the transition for a new college freshman or... More>>

Students find new ways to tackle affordability as value of college degree rises

(BPT) - In 2012, the unemployment rate for Americans with only a high school diploma was 8.3 percent, compared to just 4.5 percent for those with a bachelor’s degree. The rising value of a college education is... More>>

Sleeping tips for back-to-school success

(BPT) - Did you know the best preparation for back to school is a good night’s sleep? Lack of sleep can affect a child’s performance, attention, learning, behavior and biological functions, experts say. In fact,... More>>

Dressing for success on campus: a guide to college fashion

(BPT) - College students are cash-strapped and time-crunched. So how can they look fashionable while juggling their studies, campus activities and a part-time job? Integrating basic items into their wardrobes is a start... More>>

Paying for college, without sacrificing your 'nest egg'

(BPT) - As high school seniors get ready to graduate, many of their families are preparing to send them off to college. Tasked with more than goodbye’s and packing, these families are working to balance important... More>>

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  • Eight ways to help kids hone their homework habits

    Eight ways to help kids hone their homework habits

    (BPT) - Helping children with their homework requires more than an understanding of the subject matter, whether it’s algebra or world literature. To help children succeed throughout the school year,...
    (BPT) - Helping children with their homework requires more than an understanding of the subject matter, whether it’s algebra or world literature. To help children succeed throughout the school year, it’s...
  • Help give kids the tools they need to succeed in school

    Help give kids the tools they need to succeed in school

    (BPT) - Take a moment to consider this alarming fact: Each year more than 1 million American teens fail to graduate from high school, according to the Editorial Projects in Education Research Center. The consequences...
    (BPT) - Take a moment to consider this alarming fact: Each year more than 1 million American teens fail to graduate from high school, according to the Editorial Projects in Education Research Center. The consequences of this...
  • Handle back-to-school shopping with less chaos during summer

    Handle back-to-school shopping with less chaos during summer

    There is nothing quite as wonderful as summer. Family vacations, summer camps  and a slower pace of life. After the laid-back pace of summer, back-to-school shopping can often be an expensive and hectic finish...
    There is nothing quite as wonderful as summer. Family vacations, summer camps  and a slower pace of life. After the laid-back pace of summer, back-to-school shopping can often be an expensive and hectic finish to the...