It's that time of year, as Connecticut students head back to school.

Sep 3, 2014

Saving College Dollars

Saving College Dollars

Southern Connecticut State University has an expert who offers more than just financial aid. He helps families plan to be able to afford higher education.

Aug 26, 2014

How to Pick a Safe Backpack for Your Child

How to Pick a Safe Backpack for Your Child

From kindergarten through college, most students will at some point need a backpack and making the wrong choice can be painful.

Aug 23, 2013

Tips on Saving for College

Tips on Saving for College

Frank Mancini, of Connex Credit Union, recommends start saving for your children’s college education as early as possible with a 529 college plan. Save what you can, even when they are babies, if possible.

Aug 23, 2013

How to Stay Healthy When School Resumes

How to Stay Healthy When School Resumes

Jared Skowron, a naturopathic expert, offers tips on how to stay healthy and the bugs and germs that circulate in school.

Aug 22, 2013

Back-to-School Comparison Shopping

Back-to-School Comparison Shopping

News4's Liz Crenshaw shopped around three different stores to check where you can find the best deals for back to school shopping.

Jan 23, 2013
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By Bob Connors

Back to School 2012

Photos of students on their first day of school around Connecticut. See Full Gallery

Aug 24, 2012

Students Benefit from Donated School Supplies

Students Benefit from Donated School Supplies

NBC Connecticut s Back to School supply drive will help benefit Connecticut students who often go to class without the essentials.

Aug 24, 2012

An iPad for Every Freshman

An iPad for Every Freshman

For the second year, Brookfield High School will provide incoming freshmen with iPads to use during classes throughout the school year.

Aug 22, 2012

Find Back-to-School Shopping Deals

Find Back-to-School Shopping Deals

With parents spending more on back-to-school shopping this year than ever before, some are finding ways to save money.

Mar 20, 2013

NBC Connecticut Back To School Supply Drive 2012

NBC Connecticut Back To School Supply Drive 2012

Donate school supplies to help local students in need.

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