Back to School

Children getting onto school bus

Welcome to the In the Know September topic, Back to School. You may wish to take a look at other grade spans and recommend articles to students that are below or above their grade’s reading level.

Grades K-1 look at ways they can enjoy their first day at school.

Grades 2-3 examine what people do on the first day of school throughout the world.

Grades 4-5 explore the history of the American educational system from one-room schoolhouses to present day.

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