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FGCUs Textbook Affordability Project is saving students thousands

FGCU’s Textbook Affordability Project is saving students thousands

Jenna Hackeman, Staff Writer September 18, 2022

FGCU has started a new initiative called the Textbook Affordability Project with the goal of providing textbook content to students without having them spend any money. The university is funding the project...

Florida Gov. Rick Scott visited FGCU to discuss tax breaks on textbooks during a press conference on Friday, Jan. 30, 2015. (EN Photo / Kelli Krebs)

Gov. Scott talks cheap books, Bright Futures at FGCU

January 30, 2015

On Friday, Jan. 30, Florida Governor Rick Scott visited Florida Gulf Coast University to announce his new plan to cut taxes on college textbooks. The new tax cuts are a part of the governor’s 2015-2016...

Beyond the bookstore: The quest for cheaper textbooks

January 7, 2015

Every semester students fight lines at the bookstore and give their arm- — and often a leg if you’re a STEM major -— for their textbooks. The College Board estimates that the average student spends...

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