Looking to advocate for open textbooks on your campus? Here's a toolkit to get you on your way!
Earlier today, Senator Richard Durbin (IL) and Senator Al Franken (MN) introduced the “Affordable College Textbook Act” that aims to make textbooks more affordable for today’s college students.
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PIRG In The News
The cost of new textbooks has increased 82%, three times faster than inflation, over the last decade.
Through the Illinois Public Interest Research Group, students at the University are spearheading efforts to make their peers aware of the changes happening in the health care system.
In an effort to encourage more young people to obtain health insurance as part of the Affordable Care Act, the Illinois PIRG Education Fund kicked off a statewide campaign Thursday meant to inform students about the law as well as provide tips on finding the right coverage.
Wisconsin college students can learn more about their health insurance options under the new Affordable Care Act, thanks to an education campaign.
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