Your Wallet: The rising cost of school supplies

School supplies

Parents are spending a lot more this season for back-to-school shopping due to tighter budgets.

We are creeping up to the end of summer. Which means it's back to school time across the country.

This week, we've been talking with parents about what they buy for their kids' classrooms. Marketplace's Adriene Hill joins the show to discuss how more and more parents are expected to chip in for supplies in the classroom.


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