Setting up good physical systems and study guidelines for your kids now that they're back in school is essential.
However, the best organizing gear on the market isn't going to insure that your kid can keep track of things, remember assignments and generally stay on top of it.
One problem is that until about age 20, a person's executive functions aren't yet fully formed. These functions include planning ahead, paying attention, problem solving, behavioral inhibition, task switching and initiating action; all important skills for school.
If your child has problems with any of these, she may not be lazy or have ADHD, she may just not have developed those skills yet.
What can you do?
Before you consult a specialist, try some of these organizing ideas.