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[UConn] USG votes to form open-source textbook committee

University of Connecticut Undergraduate Student Government voted unanimously to form a committee to explore the use of open source textbooks in classes.

Report | U.S. PIRG Education Fund and the Student PIRGs | Higher Ed, Textbooks

Affordable Textbooks: A Policy Guide

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

Report: High Textbook Prices Have College Students Struggling

The soaring cost of college textbooks is affecting students throughout the nation, to the point where some forgo purchasing books, despite the fact their grades could be in jeopardy.

WashPIRG starts affordable textbook campaign

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

News Release | the Student PIRGs | Higher Ed

STUDENTS APPLAUD CALL TO ACTION ON COLLEGE AFFORDABILITY

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

Options Don't Stem Textbook Woes

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.

Open Textbooks Could Help Students Financially and Academically

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. 

College textbook costs more outrageous than ever

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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