latimes:

George Skelton: Let’s make textbooks affordable. Making textbooks truly affordable, or even available free, is the least we can do for California’s beleaguered college and university students. And the state would ultimately benefit.
State Senate leader Darrell Steinberg plans to introduce legislation aimed at slashing the price of textbooks to about $20.
Photo:   A student peruses a stack of used textbooks at the UC Irvine bookstore. Credit: Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times

latimes:

George Skelton: Let’s make textbooks affordable. Making textbooks truly affordable, or even available free, is the least we can do for California’s beleaguered college and university students. And the state would ultimately benefit.

State Senate leader Darrell Steinberg plans to introduce legislation aimed at slashing the price of textbooks to about $20.

Photo: A student peruses a stack of used textbooks at the UC Irvine bookstore. Credit: Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times