Survey says families spend $700 for back to school

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Posted on July 20, 2014 at 10:11 AM

Updated Sunday, Jul 20 at 10:11 AM

Louisville, Ky. (WHAS11) - A few Kentuckiana school districts head back to school in less than two weeks, and that means checking off those back to school shopping lists.

The National Retail Federation said parents will spend about $26.5 billion on back to school items this year.

The survey also said the average family spending about $700 on everything from supplies, clothing and electronics.

Families with high school students will spend the most.
 

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