Editorial: Don't lose out over school
Back-to-school time has arrived, and parents and students should be aware of both outward and inward dealings during this special season.
Shopping for those school needs is a big part of the season, with consumers looking for bargains. Advertisements and in-store promotions promise discounts at the checkout. But state consumer protection officials caution there can be a difference in the price shoppers think they're paying and the price they actually pay.