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It’s prom season and the class of 2013 isn’t going cut rate.  Prom spending is making a big comeback all across the country as the recession eases.

A study from Visa and research company Ofk says this year’s average prom bill will top $1,110.

Gowns are more elaborate and girls often want two pairs of shoes.  One for their entrance and the other for dancing.

And it’s not just the girls who are going designer.  More and more boys are wanting designer tuxes, which rent for between $180 and $200.

Anyone who has shopped for a prom dress recently will tell you strapless is very popular this year.

But should girls as young as 8th grade be allowed to wear a strapless dress?

ABC News has the story of a middle school principal in New Jersey that says, “No.”

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