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09/28/2016
Blog Post

PIRG chapters across the country organized debate watching parties so that students could watch and discuss the debates together.

The local news interviewed Maryland PIRG student leaders about their debate watching party at the University of Maryland.

The local paper covered MASSPIRG's debate watching party at Salem State University.

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09/21/2016
News Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Student PIRGs released a new report titled Access Denied that investigates the concerning growth of online access codes in college classrooms

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09/21/2016
Blog Post

California Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom and Secretary of State Alex...

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09/21/2016
Report

The growth of cost-saving alternatives like used textbooks and free, openly-licensed educational resources have forced publishers to reassess their business and shift toward a new model: access codes.

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PIRG In The News

Bloomberg News

Students can spend $1,300 per year on textbooks, but online textbooks could ease that burden, a new analysis finds

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The New York Times

College students could save an average of $128 a course if traditional textbooks were replaced with free or low-cost “open-source” electronic versions, a new report finds.

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The Harvard Crimson

NOV 21, 1980 - Princeton University students yesterday overwhelmingly voted to form an undergraduate-funded chapter of a national student environmental and consumer advocacy group, the first of its kind in the Ivy League.

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Deseret News National

Before entering the classroom of an intro-level economics course, students get a real-life experience with the subject — the required textbook costs $290 on Amazon.

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