The HEOA, short for the Higher Education Opportunity Act, is a higher education reform bill passed by Congress in 2008. Among the many provisions in HEOA was a set of important regulations to help make textbooks affordable, which went into effect July 1, 2010.
Faculty are in charge of selecting textbooks, which puts them in a key position to help students save money. Follow these guidelines to help minimize costs.
Even though students are stuck paying publishers' outrageous prices, you do have a few tools to reduce how much you spend. Being a smart consumer could save you hundreds of dollars every year. Follow these tips to save on textbooks!
A push to create free or inexpensive textbooks is gaining momentum as educators, philanthropists and policymakers nationwide search for new ways to rein in college costs.
Tired of the rising cost of education? CTVA major Marcos Castro said that’s why he’s looking for signatures for a petition demanding textbook companies lower their prices.
Follow our campaign on Twitter @HigherEdPIRG, and watch the action unfold with #textbookbroke.
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