How to save money on back-to-school supplies

With a school year that looks a lot different, parents may be feeling the financial strain more the usual.
1:26 | 09/07/20

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Next tonight back to school certainly looking a lot different this year in Paris they feel the strain on their wallets ABC's Deirdre Bolton has some tips for us on how to save. A school districts move to online learning. Tonight the reality of online learning is upending traditional back to school shopping and getting expensive. Even for kindergarten. Sales in traditional items like backpacks and cans are projected to come in third this year after cleaning supplies after technology. As a result the average back to school shopping bill this year is projected to be near 800 dollars vs the previous high of just under 700 dollars mothers like Joseph winkle Lotto face of balancing act that. That she home I would cut back hours. Now spending mall are essentially butt and taking home that's. The situation. I think for most parents. And high school aged students and younger could probably get away with a crumble another tip go for refurbished electronics rather than brand new. In addition to spending more on tax some parents have to buy duplicate crayons pencils and scissors the pandemic means that even when kids do go to school all they can't share items. So those costs. Double them winds ain't. Deirdre thank you.

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