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College Textbook Policies Advisory Committee

Act 104 of 2010 establishes a College Textbook Policies Advisory Committee as a Standing Committee of the State Board of Education. The 23-member Committee — comprised of college students, faculty, textbook publishers, college booksellers, and members of the General Assembly — is tasked with developing recommendations to improve the affordability and accessibility of college textbooks.  The Committee also is charged with updating it's report every three years. 

Act 104: Legislation Establishing the College Textbook Policies Advisory Committee (PDF)

Advisory Committee Members  (PDF)

Report of the College Textbook Policies Advisory Committee (PDF)

Update to the Report of the College Textbook Policies Advisory Committee (PDF)

The next Committee meeting is October 27 at 2:00 p.m. in the State Board of Education Office, 333 Market Street, 1st Floor, Harrisburg, PA  17126.