textbooks

File photo of a student shopping for textbooks. (Photo credit: Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

University System of Md. Program Aims to Battle Rising Book Costs

College textbook prices have increased by 812 percent since 1978, according to the American Enterprise Institute, a D.C. based think tank.

09/04/2013

File photo of a student using books to study. (Photo by Adam Berry/Getty Images)

Teacher Poll: Only 12 Percent Of Students ‘Very Likely’ To Use Printed Books To Study

A recent poll conducted by the Pew Research Center in Washington, D.C., has found that teachers throughout the country feel that only 12 percent of students are “very likely” to use printed books to study.

07/30/2013

A recent study finds that both Israeli and Palestinian textbooks present one-sided versions of history and culture. (Photo credit - HAZEM BADER/AFP/GettyImages)

Study: Israeli And Palestinian Schoolbooks Show Biased Versions Of History

Both Israeli and Palestinian schoolbooks largely present one-sided narratives of the conflict between the two peoples and tend to ignore the existence of the other side, but rarely resort to demonization, a study released Monday said.

02/04/2013

File photo of an iPad. (credit: JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images)

West Virginia High School Ditching Textbooks For iPads

One Catholic school in West Virginia is abandoning textbooks.

05/26/2012

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