Back to School 2019: 7 Trends to Watch

| August 9, 2019

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Before classes start up again, parents and students will be doing some serious back-to-school shopping. It’s estimated that more than half of all school-related purchasing occurs in the summer and early fall. This intense period of interest in a wide range of products is a powerful opportunity for brands. How can marketers make the most of it? What should they expect to be different this year? And what will be the same?

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2Do Top Tips

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Understanding & Improving the Universal Tier

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Three More Reasons to Turn on Safety Check School Safety Monitoring

Article | August 21, 2020

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The benefits of using virtual reality in college

Article | August 21, 2020

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