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If you still need to do some back to school shopping, you may notice some changes on your school supply list. Several School districts in our region received more money from the state legislature, and they are using that money to pay for school supplies so you don't have to.

Claudette Ganger has two children in Spokane Public Schools, which started slashing their school supply lists last year.

"The third grade list is definitely smaller than the lower grade list than prior years. It seems they're providing more and more items," said Ganger. "All we really are being responsible for are a couple of spiral notebooks and some colored pencils."

It's a similar story for Stephanie Alcock, who has four children in the Mead School District.

"I'm actually going to get online and make sure I got the right list because there’s so much less stuff on there

than previous years," said Alcock. "I didn’t even have to get pencils!"

Below is a list of local school supply lists:

Spokane Public Schools: Click the link and go to your child's individual school website http://www.spokaneschools.org/Domain/1844

Central Valley School District:  Click on the link and go to your child's individual school website: http://www.cvsd.org/pages/Central_Valley_School_Dist_356

Cheney: Click on the link and go to your child's individual school website http://www.cheneysd.org/

Coeur d'Alene: http://www.cdaschools.org/Page/6134

East Valley School District: Click on the link and go to your child's individual school website http://www.evsd.org/pages/EVSD

Mead: http://www.mead354.org/schools.jsp

Medical Lake: Click on the link and go to your child's individual school website  http://www.mlsd.org/mlsd

Post Falls: Click on the link and go to your child's individual school  http://www.pfsd.com/

West Valley School District: http://www.wvsd.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=344685&type=d&pREC_ID=752158

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