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New York School Goes Totally Digital

AP | JIM FITZGERALD | Posted 12.22.2013 | New York

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — At Archbishop Stepinac High School, the backpacks got a whole lot lighter this year because nearly every book — from fre...

How Will We Read: Textbooks?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 03.12.2012 | Books
C. M. Rubin

It isn't my imagination. My children's backpacks got heavier with the weight of those textbooks over the past few years. And I don't think the weight of student backpacks are just my concern. I heard a rumor that even tiger moms are advocating for lighter school backpacks.

Teachers Write Their Own Textbooks, Saving Lots Of Cash

Posted 01.09.2012 | Education

With a $200,000 budget to purchase mass-produced textbooks that didn't quite fit their curricular needs, a group of three Minnesota math teachers got ...

Jason Gilbert

Can This Startup Become The LinkedIn For College Students? | Jason Gilbert | Posted 10.18.2011 | Technology

Chegg, the largest website for textbook rentals in the United States, is going digital. The textbook-disseminating giant has announced that digita...

Florida Initiative Offers Free Textbooks Online | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Looking for a bargain on those expensive college textbooks? How does free sound? A new state initiative called Orange Grove Texts Plus will provide...