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01/25/2018
News Release

WASHINGTON, DC- Earlier today, the Student PIRGs released a new report investigating high textbook prices for common courses at schools across the country. Entitled Open 101: an Action Plan for Affordable Textbooks, the report contains recommendations that, if enacted, could save students billions of dollars.

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01/25/2018
Report

This new report investigates high textbook prices for common courses at schools across the country and contains recommendations that, if enacted, could save students billions of dollars.

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10/04/2017
News Release

Secretary Betsy DeVos
U.S. Department of Education
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09/28/2017
News Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators acted today to address the rising costs of...

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PIRG In The News

The Courier

Joined by Senators Al Franken (D-MN) and Angus King (I-ME), Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin reintroduced a bill titled “Affordable College Textbook Act” to “expand the use of open college textbooks" with PIRG Higher Education Advocate Kaitlyn Vitez.

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The New York Times

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.

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Huffington Post

McGraw-Hill launched transparent attempt to put down and undermine the used textbook market, and we can't let it go unanswered.

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