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School supply charities fill backpacks for children in need

To get their child through the school year, some parents are forced to rely on donations from classmates and teachers.

Kaitlyn Delaney

September 13, 2019

Each year, as back-to-school season approaches, teachers release lists of supplies for the upcoming year, sending parents on a hunt for these essentials. By the end of their child’s academic career, parents will have spent thousands of dollars on school supplies, leaving those who cannot afford the req...

Students spend major cash for back to school supplies

School supplies, such as notebooks or writing tools, can cost students over $100.

Phoebe Drummond

November 3, 2017

When Erica Samarco, a junior of Colts Neck, walked out of Staples, she was not thrilled by the amount she had to spend in order to prepare for the upcoming school year. Both NBC News and NEA Today shared that the average cost of school supplies per student is between $330 and $375 per year. This...

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