State, Federal Budget Issues Increase Pressure on Instructional Materials

March 2011
Educational Marketer;3/14/2011, Vol. 42 Issue 6, p6
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The article reports on the pressure that the higher education sector experiences due to the state budget issues in the U.S. It states that the state colleges and universities are asking for autonomy in managing finances and would make a tougher cost climate for students and would put pressure on spending of instructional materials. It also mentions that states continue to enact textbook affordability laws.


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