School supplies in an aisle at the Homewood Office Max. (Photos by Tom Houlihan) As students return to the classroom, back to school shopping can be overwhelming, pricey and time consuming.
It’s not uncommon for kids, some as young as 6 or 7, to head to school with more than 20 required items – everything from pencils, crayons and markers to highlighters, folders, Ziploc bags, six-quart containers and earphones.
Schools across the country, and in our own H-F backyard, are taking measures to alleviate . . .
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