EDITORIAL: Lamar, TSUS schools should cut textbook costs too – Beaumont Enterprise

“Growing anger over books bills spurred Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., to sponsor the Affordable College Textbook Act for a second session after it went nowhere in 2013. It would create a grant program for the creation and use of more open textbooks, which are under open copyright licenses and can be accessed online for free.┬áColleges in Texas and the entire nation should get behind initiatives like this to help more students climb up that first rung of the ladder….”