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Hey Capital District Teachers! Here Are Some Discounts For You!

Teachers do so much for our kids, and I think it's super cool that certain businesses are stepping up and giving back to the fine men and women who give so much to our kids all year long!

I have compiled a list and some links that can help you collect some great deals on school supplies, new clothes for work, home improvement and even some entertainment stuff like comedy clubs!

Jo Ann Fabrics - Teacher rewards program with 15% off, plus 2% cash back

Office Depot - Star Teacher Program with 5% off qualifying orders, 15% back in rewards, 5% bonus rewards on $200+ purchases, plus 1% cash back

Office Max - MaxPerks Rewards for Teachers - $10 reward for every $75 spent plus 4% cash back
Staples - Teacher Rewards Program - 5% back in rewards, free shipping and 2.5% cash back

Lane Bryant - 30% off all regular priced merchandise



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