Share Your Best Tales of Back-to-School Triumph and Humiliation


After Labor Day, students and teachers across the country will be headed back to classrooms for the beginning of a new school year. For some, this time of the year is brimming with opportunity

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Share Your Best Tales of Back-to-School Triumph and Humiliation

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