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A recent survey shows the majority of shoppers said they are adjusting their spending plans specifically because of the economy this year, with half saying they will shop for deals on back-to-school supplies. These supplies were donated to the Stuff the Bus program. Tribune photo by Ron Adams

Cost for back to school supplies has some parents concerned

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From markers and colored pencils to calculators and laptops, the high cost of back to school shopping has many concerned.

According to a survey conducted by the National Retail Federation, families with children in kindergarten through 12th grade are expected to spend an average of $688, compared to $603 last year.

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