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Back-to-School Discounts for Educators

There’s lots to do as you prepare for the new school year. Many educators spend large amounts of their own money on classroom supplies. If you have to spend your own money, at least make sure you’re taking advantage of discounts. Below is a list of some discounts for educators.

New teachers: NEA has an article on equipping your classroom for learning without spending a fortune here.

Free gift bags at Staples tomorrow

Staples stores around Connecticut are hosting Teacher Appreciation Day tomorrow.  Free gift bags are available to the first 100 teachers.  Click here to find out more.

Tax free week in Connecticut starts Sunday

August 21 through 27 is tax free week in Connecticut. Individual items of clothing and footwear priced under $300 are exempt from sales tax during this period.  For more information and the fine print read this Hartford Courant article.

Back-to-school offers from NEA Member Benefits

NEA Member Benefits makes going back to school easier with the following opportunities:

  •  20% Discount at Lesson Planet
  • Enter to Win $1,000 in VISA Gift Cards
  • Save up to 50% at SmileMakers!
  • Win a $7,500 School Lounge Makeover

Get more details on these and other back-to -school offers at

Featured NEA Click & Save discounts for September
The online discount buying service for NEA members highlights select retailers and merchants each month. Check out these featured “Buy-lights” for September:

  •  Dell: Get employee pricing on Dell products
  •  New Balance:  Save 15%
  •  Brooks Brothers: Save 15%

Visit for these and many other discounts.

Have you heard about any other back-to-school discounts for educators?  If so, please share with your colleagues by leaving a comment.

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