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“Textbook Rebellion” Makes Case For Cheaper Books At IU

The name Textbook Rebellion may seem a bit extreme, but IU students passing by the rally on their way to classes were eager to stop and sign petition protesting high textbook fees.  Nicole Allen helped organize the event that is part of a national effort to reduce textbook costs.

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State student interest group protests high textbook costs

High textbook prices have caused junior and sociology major Kate Lavery to struggle in her classes.

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Textbook Rebellion' national tour coming to UW-Madison

Move over, Bucky.

Two mascots will be on the UW-Madison campus Thursday to call for lower textbook prices.

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'Textbook Rebellion' Launches Cross-Country Tour

The Textbook Rebellion kicked off a six-week, cross-country tour with events planned for 40 campuses nationwide.  At the tour stop, the University of Maryland, coalition members, students, faculty and a representative from the U.S. Department of Education were joined by the tour mascots, 'Mr. $200 Textbook' and 'Textbook Rebel,' to announce the launch.

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High Prices Prevent College Students from Buying Assigned Textbooks

Skyrocketing textbook prices have driven many college students to risk their grades by foregoing assigned books according to new survey results.  This startling trend adds to mounting evidence that high college expenses can impact student success.

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Exorbitant Costs Spur Launch of National ‘Textbook Rebellion’

TextbookRebellion.org, a national campaign to promote alternatives to sky-high priced college textbooks, launched today with a petition drive and tools for individuals and groups to get involved.

In Pursuit of Cheaper Textbooks

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Here we are again, starting off a new term on campus, headed to the internet and to bookstores to get our textbooks.

Textbooks are expensive. Too expensive.

We work with students and faculty across the country and where we can, lawmakers to make textbooks more affordable by stopping unfair business practices by publishers that drive up the costs of higher education.

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Affordable Textbooks Day of Action

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Fueled by frustration with skyrocketing costs, students from more than 40 colleges nationwide are uniting for a Day of Action to spread the word about textbook affordability solutions

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In a Digital Age, Students Still Cling to Paper Textbooks

CLINTON, N.Y. — They text their friends all day long. At night, they do research for their term papers on laptops and commune with their parents on Skype. But as they walk the paths of Hamilton College, a poster-perfect liberal arts school in this upstate village, students are still hauling around bulky, old-fashioned textbooks — and loving it.

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