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Enter Your Kid’s Recipe for a Chance to Win Big!

Heather Neal - Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 3:58pm

Healthy Lunchtime Challenge and Kids “State Dinner” First Lady Michelle Obama, the U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and WGBH Boston are cooking up all the fun details of the fourth...

The Importance of Building a Strong Vocabulary at an Early Age

Frances Kweller - Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 9:33am

Guest blogger Frances Kweller of Kweller Prep, offers this post on building a child's vocabulary as early as possible is vital. It is never too early for a person to begin building and strengthening his or her...

Three Lessons the Celebrity Photo Hacking Scandal Teaches Kids

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 3:45pm

This may sound cliche, but the recent celebrity photo hacking scandal offers a perfect opportunity for parents to discuss the do’s and don’ts of Internet behavior and their consequences with their kids. This goes...

Live Chat With an Expert During The Story of the Jews Marathon Sunday

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, August 15, 2014 - 8:18am

On Sunday, August 17 from 2 p.m. - 8p.m., we’re airing the documentary series “The Story of the Jews with Simon Schama” in its entirety.” From 6 p.m.- 8p.m., you will be able to chat with Jeremy Katz, Archives...

PBS Kids

An Anthem for Back-to-School

Heather Neal - Wednesday, August 6, 2014 - 6:13am

Chance the Rapper has reformatted the theme song from the PBS Kids program Arthur. Chance’s rendition of the popular theme song is eventually familiar enough to be lovable and different enough to be fun. He’s added a...

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Yes, Georgia Has a Tax Free Shopping Weekend in 2014

Heather Neal - Monday, July 28, 2014 - 5:56am

The tax-free back-to-school shopping weekend is back on August 1 and August 2, 2014 across the state of Georgia! The rules from previous years remain the same. The main and notable difference is the timing of this...

"What ya'll have, what ya'll have?" - The Varsity

10 Interesting Facts About Atlanta

Jessica Forkel - Friday, July 25, 2014 - 7:00am

Think you know everything about Georgia? What Oscar Winning Actress was born here? Which road race is the largest 10K in the world? Let's find out! 1. Atlanta is one of two cities in the world to have housed two Nobel...

Jim Carrey's Graduation Speech Will Change Your Life Forever

Jessica Forkel - Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 6:00am

For recent college graduates going into the world, it can be a scary place. Who are you? Where do you begin? Will I get a job? What steps do you take? When you think of actor Jim Carrey, you think funny man, movie star...

35 Genius Life Hacks You Need To Know!

Jessica Forkel - Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 7:45am

Everyone knows what it's like to have a small problem, but no simple solution right? Whether it's organizing cleaners, remembering who you let borrow a movie, trying to find the earring you dropped on the floor in hopes...

Lt. Ben Hodges of Reynolds, GA

Living History

Chris Riker - Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 6:48am

A remarkable young man from Conyers took on a project to learn more about a WWII flyer who gave his life fighting the Nazis. Ben Smart has excelled in school and in Junior ROTC. Now, he says he has even greater...

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