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How to Organize School Papers
How to Organize School Papers

Organize the school papers your child brings home in his backpack.

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The Problem: How to Organize School Papers

The amount of paper your children bring home from school on a weekly basis is staggering. Everything from weekly newsletters and progress reports to graded papers and projects to permission slips and PTA forms.

Some can be tossed. Some are needed for a short period of time. And some you need to keep for an extended period of time.

If you're like most working moms, your system for organizing school papers involves the kitchen table or the kitchen counter, and you can never seem to find what you are looking for when you need it.

The Challenge: Organize School Papers in One Hour

Take one hour this weekend and get organized. Use this step-by-step solution to organize school papers once and for all.

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