Today's economy is tight and gas prices are through the roof so, any any opportunity to save money is welcome. Another school year is coming to a close and every parent knows how expensive a public education is these days, especially if your kids are in the EVSC. There are many ways to save big on things like textbooks, lunches, getting the kids to and from school, tutoring and supplies. At the high school and college level, the campus bookstore may be the worst place to buy your books because you can purchase some of the same books through eBay, Buy.com, Amazon, BookRenter.com and AbeBooks.com for half the price or more. The best time to buy supplies for example, is during off months for schools and USE THOSE COUPONS! You can save as much as $100 a year this way. To read the entire Yahoo! News article and other money saving tips, click here.