Odd items on the school supply list?

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Odd items on the school supply list?
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Tue, 08-17-2010 - 12:12pm

I watched a clip on the Today Show about school supply lists including some strange items (toilet paper, laundry detergent, socks). Were you surpised by the school supply list length this year?

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Tue, 08-17-2010 - 2:59pm
Kolbys was pretty straight forward. Pencils, erasers.. I think I would have a hard time buying the school laundry detergent (unless they could prove it was for a class project). Surely the school districts aren't that broke. Did you have any odd things on your list?
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Tue, 08-17-2010 - 3:20pm
Ours was fairly normal this year- nothing out of the ordinary.

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Thu, 08-19-2010 - 9:49am
I wonder that too. The other parts of the country must be having it harder. We live in Texas. I do know that I have heard some teachers talking that they have to buy supplies and such out of their pockets. Here, they promised that Lotto sales was going to go to the education system, but I have only seen a decline in the 20 or so years.