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Report | Student PIRGs | Textbooks

Open Textbooks: The Billion Dollar Solution

New report shows alternative textbook model could save students a billion dollars.

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How students are engaging textbook companies in a duel against high prices, and winning

Before entering the classroom of an intro-level economics course, students get a real-life experience with the subject — the required textbook costs $290 on Amazon.

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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.

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Media Hit | Textbooks

Students press profs to open minds to cheaper textbooks

Washington college students are trying to get more professors to adopt open textbooks, which are often free and widely available online.

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Media Hit | Textbooks

Inflation in textbook prices deflates student interest

The high cost of textbooks caused Point Park students like Anna Dobbins, Akilah Brooks and Alexandria Bright to turn to the age-old practice of sharing.

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