Push to cut the cost of textbooks

Published 02/06 2014 11:10AM

Updated 02/06 2014 11:15AM

NATIONAL -- Senator Dick Durbin (D) is teaming up with the UI's Student Senate to push for new legislation called the Affordable College Textbook act. It will put cheaper price-tags on books and create a giant program to put them online.

Students spent about $1,200/year on books. Studies show, a lot of students won't buy them at all because of high prices.

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