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78.8 million
The number of people – from preschool to college students – enrolled in schools in a year.

7.1 billion
The average amount of money spent on back-to-school clothes in August; only sales during the holiday shopping season are higher.

15
The percentage of college students who are 35 years old and older.

1812
The year the first wood pencils were created in America.

100
The percentage of public schools with Internet access; in 1995, only 50 percent of schools had web access.

21
Percentage of high school students ages 15 to 17 who hold part-time or full-time jobs.

6.8  million
The number of practicing teachers in the U.S.

9.9  billion
The total number of apple production in the U.S., many of which are probably given to teachers on the first day of school.

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