Borders. The bookstore is now offering educators 25 percent off the list price of books, music, CDs, toys and games for classroom use (up from the previous 20 percent off offer). During Educator Appreciation Week (Sept. 29 - Oct. 7) the discount increases to 30 percent.
Students and parents can get an additional discount on items at Target, Dell, J.C. Penney and other stores by shopping through the Borders Perks portal.
Boston Market. From now until the end of September, all teachers and school staff can receive 20 percent off of their restaurant or catering purchase. The discount is valid Monday through Friday.
On the weekends, teachers and staff will receive a free individual meal with the purchase of an equal-value meal.
Office Depot. The Star Teacher program allows educators to receive discounts on supplies all year.
For more information on teacher discounts (most teachers can get a percentage taken off of their monthly Verizon phone bill, for example), visit the Web site www.myeducationdiscount.com