Colleges Use Custom Textbooks to Cut Overall Student Expenses
from U.S. News & World Report
Students across the nation have been expressing their concerns with the rising costs of textbooks. According to CollegeBoard, the average bachelor's degree seeker at a public college spent approximately $1,137 on books and other supplies during the 2010-2011 academic year. To highlight the strain such fees can place on students, thousands of individuals have participated in the Textbook Rebellion initiative. The high cost of college textbooks is not a new development, and higher education professionals have been searching for a solution to this issue for years.
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