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Groups target textbook prices to rein in college costs

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.

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CSUN student petitioning for textbook companies to lower prices

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.

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News Release | Textbooks

Groundbreaking State-Sponsored Program Will Save Students Millions On Textbooks, PIRG Analysis Finds

The Washington State Board of Community and Technical Colleges launched a library of low-cost course materials for the state's 42 highest-enrollment courses. An analysis conducted by the Student PIRGs finds that the program will pay for itself through textbook savings within a single year.

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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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