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.
PIRG students are suiting up for the election in a variety of New Voters Project t-shirts. Check them out!
Check out this fun new piece of cat-themed campaign artwork from the NJPIRG students at Rutgers University.
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As if rising tuition, fees and housing expenses weren’t enough, a report out Monday shows textbooks pose another cost hurdle for college students.
Despite new technologies and a 2012 California law promising college students relief from soaring textbook costs, students' bookstore spending is higher than ever -- now about $1,200 for books and supplies.
With the cost of a college education increasing, students say textbooks are too much to handle.
Maryland PIRG is delivering petitions urging Gov. Martin O'Malley to support a measure to create a 5-cent redeemable bottle deposit.
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