February 7, 2023

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Colorado parents paying more for back-to-school supplies this year

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DENVER (KDVR) — At the corner of 13th and Xenia in Denver Saturday, the line stretched nearly to the end of the block. 

Parents lined up for free backpacks, notebooks and binders as part of a giveaway by the Denver Police Foundation and Kroenke Sports. 

The need for supplies is greater than ever this year, with surveys showing parents will need to spend roughly 8% more than last year. 

“This was very helpful for me because I have five kids and it’s very expensive,” said Precious Conley. “I know I probably wasn’t going to make everything on the school list.”

The annual survey from Deloitte shows parents will spend an average of $661 per student, that’s up 8% from last year and…

Evan Kruegel

2022-08-13 19:13:42

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