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Opinion | Inflated textbook prices reflect larger issues in the education system

Opinion | Inflated textbook prices reflect larger issues in the education system

By Dalia Maeroff, Senior Staff Columnist January 31, 2021
Senior staff columnist Dalia Maeroff looks into the consequences of universities requiring students to purchase overly expensive textbooks
A new bill introduced in the House of Representatives Tuesday would increase Pell Grants, create a fund of $500 million for states to identify and prioritize colleges with high numbers of minority and low-income students and simplify student loan repayment plans.

Editorial: House bill necessary to reform higher education

By The Pitt News Editorial Board October 15, 2019
A new bill introduced in the House of Representatives Tuesday is a reasonable starting point to make college more affordable.
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