Editor’s note: This is the first in a three-part series looking back at “back to school” and gearing up for this year’s school year in Spencer County.
What if $1 would cover the cost of your child’s school lunch for an entire week?
Or, if boys’ parents could purchase school shirts for 87 cents each?
Fifty years ago, that was exactly the case. That’s right, for less than the cost of a morning latte students could be fed and clothed.