Higher Ed

COVID-19 college reopening scorecard

By | Zack Szlezinger
Make Higher Education Affordable Campaign, Associate

Colleges all over the country have decided to open their doors to students, but reopening remains unsafe in nearly all states.

The 2020 Open Textbook Pilot: why it matters and how to apply

By | Cailyn Nagle
Director, Affordable Textbooks Campaign

The U.S. Department of Education is distributing $7 million in grants to support open textbook creation and adoption. Here's what you should know before you apply.

As parents and students make trips across the country to return to college, you are probably wondering how to do so safely during the COVID-19 pandemic. This guide will outline some of the safer options.

The COVID-19 pandemic presents a whole new situation for college students. This guide outlines items that students should pack when they return to campus.

Fall Update: Meeting Student Basic Needs During COVID-19

By | Zack Szlezinger
Make Higher Education Affordable Campaign, Associate

The COVID-19 pandemic is disrupting campuses nationwide. Here are a few of the ways that institutions are stepping up to meet students’ basic needs during the new term

Report | U.S. PIRG Education Fund | Higher Ed

Fixing the Broken Textbook Market, Second Edition

The U.S. PIRG Education Fund and the Student PIRGs asked students how the high cost of college course materials affects them. 

News Release | U.S. PIRG Education Fund | Higher Ed

The college course materials market is broken

In a survey this past fall, the USPIRG Education Fund and the Student PIRGs asked college students how the high cost of course materials affects them. As colleges shift to increased use of costly access codes to facilitate remote learning during COVID-19, the risks are higher than ever that students will be priced out of participating in class.

News Release | U.S. PIRG Education Fund | Higher Ed

Private lenders announce they’ll suspend student loan payments

 

State leaders secure relief to cover most Americans with student loans

Free resources without an expiration date

By | Cailyn Nagle
Director, Affordable Textbooks Campaign

Getting educators and students the course materials they need during COVID-19

Report | U.S. PIRG Education Fund | Higher Ed

Automatic textbooks billing: an offer students can't refuse?

New report says deals with publishers could make college textbooks more expensive

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