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South Florida Teachers Getting Sweet Deals During National Appreciation Week

Teacher Appreciation Week doesn't kicks off until May 8, but educators across the country can begin scoring score some sweet (and savory) discounts Tuesday.

From clothing retailers to restaurants and craft stores, educators are eligible to receive discounts and free food starting May 2.

Being a teacher is a tough job, so take some time to give a bit of gratitude to the men and women who are leading the students in your community and #ThankATeacher.

Below is are some of the businesses that are showing their appreciation to the nation's teachers by offering them special discounts and freebies.

Barnes & Noble: Receive 25 percent off during Educator Appreciation Days and 20 percent off year round.

Chick-fil-A: Teachers can enjoy a free Chick-fil-A Chick-n-Mini's (3-count) or free Chick-fil-A Chicken Sandwich on May 2 between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. when they present a valid ID.

Chipotle: The popular chain is offering teachers a buy one/get one free deal with any entree order after 3 p.m. on May 2. Valid ID is required.

And it's not just on Teacher's Appreciation Week that educators can score deals. Below are a list of businessess offering teachers year-round discounts:

Banana Republic: Students and teachers with valid ID can get 15 percent off full-priced in-store purchases.

Caesar's Palace: Teachers are one of the groups elligible to receive 10 percent room discount at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas. Just select the educator widget during the booking process on the reservations homepage.

Costco: U.S. teachers who sign up for a new membership online will receive over $50 in exclusive savings.

Hanes: Teachers and retired educators can save 10 percent on purchases from,, and

J. Crew: Students and teachers save 15 percent on in-store purchases. No coupon code necessary.

Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Store: Get a Teacher Rewards discount card and save 15 percent on purchases every day both in store and online.

Loft: Teachers get 15 percent off as part of LOFT's exclusive educator-only perks year-round.

Michael's: Receive 15 percent off everyday purchases. Valid in-store only.

Talbots: Teachers don't need a coupon code to save 15 percent on regular priced items every day. Valid teacher ID required.

The Container Store: Sign up for the free Organized Teacher program to get special discounts via email all year.

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