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08/25/2011
Blog Post

It's been 8 years since we launched a campaign to make textbooks more affordable. I’m impressed by the progress we’ve made, but there’s still much work to be done.

It’s buying season though, so before I give the rundown on the campaign, check out the NYT’s Guide to Finding Cheap Textbooks.

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03/09/2011
Blog Post

Gas prices are rising, traffic is congesting, smog is smogging.

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12/09/2010
Blog Post

2010's been an amazing year. Thank you for being part of CALPIRG - here's a quick look at some of the work we accomplished together.

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09/30/2010
Report

The Student PIRGs conducted this study to evaluate options from the traditional textbook market - rentals, e-books and e-readers - and  open textbooks as potential next steps to reduce the high cost of textbooks.  The report finds that student preferences vary widely, and that options like rentals and e-books only appeal to a subset of students.  Open textbooks have the highest potential as a solution because they can meet the needs of all students. 

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