BY BOB HOLT
Some estimates say there are over 3 million teachers in the United States, and they often go beyond their means to pass along knowledge to countless students.
While some local educators might debate how Trenton feels about their worth, it’s not too late to celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week in New Jersey.
A number of companies are saying thanks by offering discounts to teachers. Takepart.com reports that teachers receive 20 percent discounts on all purchases from the Barnes & Noble Educator Program that are used for the classroom. And art teachers can get 15 percent off every purchase at Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores, Lakeshore Learning Store, and Michaels.