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Back-to-School Spending Expected to Increase

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Thousands of North Texas children might already be thinking about the upcoming school year, and parents could be in for a rude awakening this back-to-school season.

According to the National Retail Federation, Americans are expected to spend $8.4 billion this year.

Each family, on average, will spend more than $200 on electronics alone. In total, they'll spend nearly $670.

The number gets much higher for college students.