Schools link textbooks to retention, graduation rates

Institutions move to wrap textbooks into tuition costs.

textbooks-retentionData from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) found that textbook prices have risen over three times the rate of inflation from January 1977 to June 2015, a 1,041 percent increase. Many say these costs can directly affect student success.

Students that are electing not to purchase textbooks are unprepared to learn at the start
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