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03/14/2014
Report

A guide to policy on textbook affordability through the development of open-source textbooks.

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02/06/2014
Report

Across America, colleges and universities are showing that efforts aimed at reducing driving deliver powerful benefits for students, staff and surrounding communities. Policymakers at all levels of government should be looking to the innovative examples of these campuses. Universities and college towns also provide useful models for expanding the range of transportation options available to Americans while addressing the transportation challenges facing our communities.

 

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01/31/2014
Blog Post

Today, the State Department released an environmental impact statement...

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01/28/2014
News Release

Statement of Student PIRGs Higher Education Associate Ethan Senack on President Obama’s State of the Union speech

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College textbooks cost too much — and something needs to be done about it, according to a report from the advocacy group U.S. PIRG.

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KLCC 89.7

College textbooks are too expensive and many students can't afford them. The Oregon Student Public Interest Research Group released a national survey Monday on textbook costs and alternatives.

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The Huffington Post

The cost of college textbooks extends far beyond the bookstore, with students factoring in textbook expenses when they decide about everything from classwork to course loads, according to a report released Monday.

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Chicago Sun-Times

As if rising tuition, fees and housing expenses weren’t enough, a report out Monday shows textbooks pose another cost hurdle for college students.

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