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ERIC Number: ED528648
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Jan
Pages: 15
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
A Report to the Joint Standing Committee of the General Assembly Having Cognizance on Matters Relating to Higher Education and Employment Advancement Regarding "Special Act No. 04-3: An Act Concerning Student Textbook Purchasing Policies" and "Public Act 05-3, Section 70: Textbook Summit". Report
Connecticut Department of Higher Education (NJ1)
This paper is a report on the statewide effort to address the rising costs of college textbooks in Connecticut. The report is in four sections: (1) a summary of the recommendations made by the Connecticut Taskforce on the Cost of College Textbooks, in response to Special Act 04-3; (2) a summary of actions taken by the Board of Governors for Higher Education in endorsement of those recommendations; (3) an overview of implementation steps proposed by Connecticut's public colleges and universities to address those rising textbooks costs; and (4) a summary of the results of the Textbook Summit held on October 6, 2005, in response to Public Act 05-3, Section 70.
Connecticut Department of Higher Education. 61 Woodland Street 3rd Floor, Hartford, CT 06105. Tel: 860-947-1800; Fax: 860-947-1310; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Connecticut Department of Higher Education
Identifiers - Location: Connecticut