school-spendingWith back-to-school shopping trips and spending in full swing across the U.S., many parents are starting to invest in larger purchases--mainly ed-tech devices--along with notebooks, glue, and highlighters.

Fifty percent of parents are spending their money on "some type" of electronic item as part of their kids' back-to-school lists, 13 percent plan on spending money to purchase a mobile phone, and 30 percent said they will purchase a laptop, desktop, or mini computer for their child.

Smart phones seem to rule spending lists this year, though, with 69 percent of parents who said...

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