Textbook prices are out of control and they're driving up the cost of college.
Price of a Typical Science Textbook
Rise in Textbook Prices in the Last 30 Years
Students Who Have Opted Not to Buy a Required Textbook Due to Cost
The Solution: Open Textbooks
Open textbooks are just like traditional books except the authors published them under an open copyright license.
Open textbooks are available free online and for very low cost in print.
Open textbooks are as effective, if not more so, than traditionally-published course materials.
Open textbooks can save students as much as one billion dollars each year.