Higher Ed

COVID-19 COLLEGE REOPENING SCORECARD

By | Zack Szlezinger
Make Higher Education Affordable Campaign, Associate

Colleges all over the country have decided to open their doors to students, but reopening remains unsafe in nearly all states.

Unnecessary costs for course materials, such as paying for access codes, are making a bad situation worse. 

The 2020 Open Textbook Pilot: why it matters and how to apply

By | Cailyn Nagle
Director, Affordable Textbooks Campaign

The U.S. Department of Education is distributing $7 million in grants to support open textbook creation and adoption. Here's what you should know before you apply.

As parents and students make trips across the country to return to college, you are probably wondering how to do so safely during the COVID-19 pandemic. This guide will outline some of the safer options.

The COVID-19 pandemic presents a whole new situation for college students. This guide outlines items that students should pack when they return to campus.

Fall Update: Meeting Student Basic Needs During COVID-19

By | Zack Szlezinger
Make Higher Education Affordable Campaign, Associate

The COVID-19 pandemic is disrupting campuses nationwide. Here are a few of the ways that institutions are stepping up to meet students’ basic needs during the new term

News Release | CALPIRG Students | Higher Ed

Statement: Landmark Student Loan Borrower Bill of Rights passes key hurdle

Passage in California State Senate committee leaves bill poised to become law

News Release | U.S. PIRG | COVID-19, Higher Ed

Student groups outline COVID-19 higher ed funding needs

A new coalition of student-lead associations and advocacy groups set out priorities for the next coronavirus response package and federal budget.

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