Textbook Prices as Barriers

Spring
1993
Resolution Number: 
09.07
Contact: 
Assigned to : 
Category: 
General Concerns
Status: 
Assigned

Whereas the costs of earning an education in the California Community Colleges are on the rise, and


Whereas the rising costs of textbooks and materials increase barriers to those students least able to afford and most in need of the benefits of a community college education,


Resolved that the Academic Senate urge local senates to recommend to faculty that they consider the cost of books as one of the criteria in book selection.