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January 24, 2006

60% of Students Pass on Expensive Textbooks

Textbook prices have been rising at double the rate of inflation for the past two decades, according to a Government Accountability Office study. As a result, some students decide to go without. The National Association of College Stores recently found that nearly 60% of students nationwide choose not to buy all the course materials. Read the Washington Post story. The full GAO report is available at http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d05806.pdf

Posted by kfolger at January 24, 2006 10:01 PM


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