Here are a few interesting back-to-school facts from Sylvan Learning.
2 Billion. The number of pencils manufactured each year in the United States.
75 Percent. The percentage of middle and high school start times earlier than 8:30 a.m. in the U.S.
8. The average number of books an American kid reads over summer vacation.
$27.3 Billion. Total amount spent by American families each year on back-to-school shopping.