Back To School

Back To School

What You Need To Know About The New School Year

Monday, Aug 25, 2014 at 01:45 PM EDT

Pediatricians' Rx for Schools: Later Start Times

Pediatricians' Rx for Schools: Later Start Times

Pediatricians have a new prescription for schools: later start times for teens.

Friday, Aug 22, 2014 at 03:20 PM EDT

Back-to-School Vaccinations

Back-to-School Vaccinations

Starting this school year, some students will be required to get new vaccinations. Doctors say the hope is that parents will do a better job staying on top of their children's immunizations.

Friday, Aug 22, 2014 at 03:21 PM EDT

Helping Your Child Cope With Back-to-School Anxiety

Helping Your Child Cope With Back-to-School Anxiety

That morning trudge to the bus stop has already begun for some students in the D.C. area. It may be time to check in with how they're feeling about the start of the school year.

Friday, Aug 22, 2014 at 02:55 PM EDT

Dr. Jackie: Back-to-School Health

Dr. Jackie: Back-to-School Health

Dr. Jackie Eghrari-Sabet, of Family Allergy & Asthma Care in Gaithersburg, Md. explains what you should know about your child's health as he or she heads back to school.

Friday, Aug 22, 2014 at 02:55 PM EDT

Consumer Watch: Tablets for Back-to-School

Consumer Watch: Tablets for Back-to-School

Education has embraced technology. The Consumer Electronics Association helped News4 Consumer Reporter Erika Gonzalez break down the cost and tablets geared toward different ages just in time for back...

Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014 at 11:08 AM EDT

Attacks Aside, Common Core Survives Across U.S.

Attacks Aside, Common Core Survives Across U.S.

Is the Common Core on its way in — or out? Proponents and opponents are so sharply divided that an assessment of the standards’ prospects depends on whom you ask.