Terms of Apple's 2009 "Back to School" deal have been announced, and contrary to rumors, don't include a discount for the iPhone. Like last year, students are entitled to a free 8GB iPod Touch (UPDATE: Or any other iPod under $229) with the purchase of any MacBook, iMac, or Mac Pro, on top of the regular student discounts.
They should just give additional money off. Just throwing in an iPod Touch leads me to believe they are trying to bleed off excess inventory either because it's not selling well or they are on the verge of introducing a new model. Hopefully the latter.