Back to school 2019: Where teachers can get the best discounts

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Sweet summer will soon be coming to an end, and for all you teachers, it’s time to get the classroom in order.

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If you need to add to last year’s goods and stock up on household items, school supplies and, hey, even some new teacher attire, be sure to take advantage of retailer back-to-school discounts.

Here are some popular can’t-miss educator discounts:

  • Amazon: Ongoing deals and discounts are currently available under Amazon's Teacher Savings tab, from school supplies to household items and games.
  • Barnes & Noble: Weekends this summer starting July 20 through Sept. 15, the retailer is holding Back-to-School Educator Appreciation Days with 25% off most merch in stores and online. Barnes & Noble also offers educators year-round 20% discounts on qualifying items. Educators can sign up for the educator discount card at
  • Books-a-Million: Through its educator discount program (, get 20% off all items purchased in store plus free online shipping.
  • Dollar General: Get 20% off stationery with valid school ID through Sept. 7.
  • Michaels: Teachers get 20% off their entire purchase plus a special gift while supplies last through July 20. Year-round discount for educators includes 15% off the entire purchase.
  • Office Depot/Office Max: Through Sept. 28, teachers get 20% back in Rewards on qualifying purchases with coupon (, valid teacher ID and Rewards number.
  • Target: Teachers get 15% off select items through July 20. Items include school supplies, disinfecting wipes, facial tissue, Pillowfort furniture, apparel and accessories. Sign up for the coupon in stores or online at You will need documentation to verify your role, such as a school ID card, letter of employment with official letterhead or latest pay stub.
  • Staples: Through its Classroom Rewards Program, Staples will be holding a two-day "Back to School Block Party" for parents, teachers and students to get in on giveaways and a 20% discount school supplies coupon. Most Georgia stores are hosting their events on July 20 and July 21. Check your location at

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