Free Content Challenges PublishersCommercial publishers are not only battling for a greater textbook market share, they are also battling a growing market of open educational resources.
Long Live PaperAn article in the <em>Global New York Times</em>, titled “Long Live Paper” quotes the federal Secretary of Education declaring a war on textbooks saying they should soon be obsolete. The author disagrees.
3 On Your Side: Saving On College TextbooksFor many students, purchasing textbooks can take a big bite out of the budget. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan joins us with some advice on how to save some money.
Buy The Right BackpackWhen shopping for your kids, there are many backpack styles to choose from. Get one that distributes the weight across the back equally - usually one with two straps that are padded.
Interactive iBook Is Apple's Solution To Boring Old TextbooksApple has announced its aim to replace a high schooler's backpack full of books with electronic textbooks on an iPad. But many students are still priced out of the market.
Local Students Weigh the Costs and Benefits of 'E-Readers'