College textbooks notoriously break the bank of our nation’s youth and SRU students are no exception to that rule.
WashPIRG kicked off its affordable textbooks campaign Monday morning with a press conference releasing the WashPIRG Foundation’s national survey results on textbook affordability.
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.
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.
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.
As if rising tuition, fees and housing expenses weren’t enough, a report out Monday shows textbooks pose another cost hurdle for college students.
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.
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.
College textbooks cost too much — and something needs to be done about it, according to a report from the advocacy group U.S. PIRG.
Maryland PIRG is delivering petitions urging Gov. Martin O’Malley to support a measure to create a 5-cent redeemable bottle deposit.