Many national and local retailers support home education by offering various discount programs. Some require a copy of the Letter of Intent or copy of the acknowledgement letter from your Participating Agency, while others accept home ed ID cards.
AC Moore, statewide -- membership card or letter of intent
Barnes & Noble, statewide -- fill out discount application
Blick Art Materials
Books a Million, Concord -- BAM Educator Discount card; membership card or letter of intent
Joann’s Fabrics, statewide -- membership card or letter of intent
Michael’s, statewide -- membership card or letter of intent
Notebooks for Students (NFS) -- membership card, letter of intent, or self certification
Ocean State Job Lot, statewide -- refer to the Educator Partnership Program
Relentless Dragon, Nashua -- 15% on products excluding snacks and drinks
Staples, statewide -- membership card or letter of intent
More discount lists at these websites
Providers of free home educator and student ID cards
Or make your own with heavier paper and self-sealing laminating packets! Many templates are available online.
GSHE is always looking to expand our lists of retail discount providers. Please let us know if you have more to share! We can be contacted at info@GraniteStateHomeEducators.org.