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Resource | Textbooks

Federal Textbook Price Disclosure Law

The HEOA, short for the Higher Education Opportunity Act, is a higher education reform bill passed by Congress in 2008.  Among the many provisions in HEOA was a set of important regulations to help make textbooks affordable, which went into effect July 1, 2010

CALPIRG: Apartment Hunting Guide

Finding a new apartment can be a daunting experience. There are a ton of choices, lease terms can be confusing and just about everyone knows someone who had a bad experience with an apartment or landlord. This guide is designed to provide some simple tips for prospective student renters to help you avoid getting ripped off by a bad landlord or experiencing unforeseen problems with renting.

Toy Safety Tips

From toxic chemicals to choking hazards to dangerous magnets, see what dangerous toys to watch out for while you shop.


Having the facts can make all the difference when it comes to health insurance. To make the most of new choices, protections and financial help, you need good information. This guide can help you find quality coverage that won’t break the bank.

Resource | Higher Ed

Fixing Broken Textbooks


The cost of college textbooks has skyrocketed in recent years. To students and families already struggling to afford high tuition and fees, an additional $1,200 per year on books and supplies can be the breaking point.

As publishers keep costs high by pumping out new editions and selling books bundled with software, students are forced to forgo book purchases or otherwise undermine their academic progress.



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