This national survey of more than 5,000 college students was taken in September 2020, and builds on similar surveys from 2013 and 2019. It offers a snapshot in time of student experiences, particularly those at four-year institutions, in the first full semester of the pandemic and points out more long-term problems that institutions and national leaders must work to solve.
Students everywhere deserve access to free textbooks. These grant programs are essential to support college students in fulfilling their dream of earning a college degree.
“My name is Elliott Pawlak and I am currently a senior at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. I am a student intern with Masspirg and one mission we are working towards is making textbooks more affordable! We recently had an… Read more
While we commend the stated objectives of the bill to reduce the cost of textbooks and make college more affordable, we feel the mechanisms in the bill are duplicative of work currently being done by the Dept of Higher Ed’s OER Working Group and urge you to consider those findings when their work has completed before moving this bill.