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02/24/2015
News Release

A report released today by the Student PIRGs shows that an alternative textbook model called open textbooks could save undergraduate students more than a billion dollar a year.

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02/24/2015
Report

New report shows alternative textbook model could save students a billion dollars.

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02/02/2015
News Release

A Joint Statement on the President’s Budget from the Student Public Interest Research Groups (PIRGs) and the United States Student Association (USSA).

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10/14/2014
Blog Post

Why youth voting matters in this midterm election. Originally published in the Durham Herald-Sun.

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PIRG In The News

The Rocket

College textbooks notoriously break the bank of our nation’s youth and SRU students are no exception to that rule.

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The Daily

WashPIRG kicked off its affordable textbooks campaign Monday morning with a press conference releasing the WashPIRG Foundation’s national survey results on textbook affordability.

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Inside Higher Ed

Despite some recent improvement in textbook market options and transparency, rising prices continue to hinder students who, in the worst scenarios, are turning down classes because the materials are too expensive.

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The Chronicle of Higher Education

As the price of college textbooks continues to increase, more students are opting to skip the books even if their grades suffer, a survey conducted by the U.S. Public Interest Research Group has found. 

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