Marco-Landon Siu, APSA Political Action Coordinator...
In today’s long-overdue budget bill, Congress set aside $5 million for open textbook initiatives nationwide, which would replace high-cost publisher materials with free materials that can be accessed online or downloaded.
Today, Congress introduced its budget omnibus bill for the 2018 fiscal year, in which appropriators set aside $5 million for a program to lower textbook costs for students.
PIRG In The News
CALPIRG Students at UC Irvine is working to save the bees!
The Guardian coverage of our kickoff meeting at UCSD to launch our campaign for 100% renewable energy in CA.
A research study on two- and four-year colleges showed that using openly licensed resources in place of textbooks could save students more than $100 per course.
On Thursday, Nov. 16 and Friday, Nov. 17, the California Public Interest Research Group (CALPIRG) held Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, an initiative focusing on assisting students with struggles in food insecurity and homelessness.
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