DIGITAL books and study tools don’t weigh down backpacks as heavy textbooks do. But fees for the codes to get them may be a financial burden for some college students, a new report found.
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.
California Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom and Secretary of State Alex Padilla attended the California State University trustee meeting this week. They spoke out in favor of plans on the Cal State campuses to integrate voter registration into class registration. They… Read more
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
A student organization on the Rutgers-Camden campus is encouraging professors to buy-in to the concept of free for their students.
From the UConn Daily Campus:
ConnPIRG is planning to have the largest and most aggressive voter registration drive the University of Connecticut has seen, as announced in their first meeting.
ConnPIRG is a nonpartisan, nonprofit statewide organization that works to inform and put issues in front of legislators in Hartford.
One of their goals for the next three months is to register 4,000 students and mobilize 12,000 to the polls to vote on Election Day.
Last Fall’s Election was a whirlwind. One thing we should all be excited about is that in California, we continue to push the envelope in protecting the environment. We’re so happy that California’s citizens voted to uphold the ban on single-use… Read more
A statement from Student PIRGs Higher Education Advocate, Ethan Senack, following the Labor-HHS Appropriations Bill markup and passage in the Senate Appropriations Committee earlier today.
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A new report investigating the real impact of high textbook prices on today’s college students.