February 2, 2023

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Families, teachers facing rising back-to-school supply costs

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Whether shopping for their own children or their students, families and teachers are finding school supplies are getting more expensive.

AURORA, Colo. — Families will spend more money to send their kids back to school this year.

The National Retail Federation says families with elementary and high school kids plan to spend an average of $864 per household on things like clothes and school supplies. That’s $167 more than pre-pandemic averages.

It’s tough for families and tough for the teachers and organizations that help stock classrooms.

“I put together an Amazon wish list of my basic necessities,” said Addie…

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