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  • Transit | WISPIRG Students
    Water WISPIRG starts off its yearly campaigning WISPIRG kicks off the fall 2010 semester Read more about WISPIRG starts off its yearly campaigning Pages first previous 1 2 3 About Us Our Leadership Our Mission Accomplishments Local Chapters UW Madison UW Stevens Point Get Involved Action Center Campaign Resources Start a PIRG Chapter Full Time Jobs Campus Internships Volunteer on Campus Campaigns 21st Century Transportation Affordable Higher Education Hunger and

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  • Campaign Resources | WISPIRG Students
    which puts them in a key position to help students save money Follow these guidelines to help minimize costs Keep Reading about Make Textbooks Affordable Recommendations to Faculty Resource A Snapshot of Student Opinions on High Tech Textbooks New technology that has recently entered the marketplace could mean significant savings for students on textbooks The Student PIRGs conducted this survey of college students to provide a snapshot their attitudes toward high tech textbooks Keep Reading about A Snapshot of Student Opinions on High Tech Textbooks Resource Textbooks Federal Textbook Price Disclosure Law The HEOA short for the Higher Education Opportunity Act is a higher education reform bill passed by Congress in 2008 Among the many provisions in HEOA was a set of important regulations to help make textbooks affordable which went into effect July 1 2010 Keep Reading about Federal Textbook Price Disclosure Law Pages 1 2 3 4 5 next last More About Us Our Leadership Our Mission Accomplishments Local Chapters UW Madison UW Stevens Point Get Involved Action Center Campaign Resources Start a PIRG Chapter Full Time Jobs Campus Internships Volunteer on Campus Campaigns 21st Century Transportation Affordable Higher Education Hunger and Homelessness Make Textbooks Affordable New Voters

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  • News Releases | WISPIRG Students
    U S Department of Education Announces First Ever Open Education Adviser Position News Release U S PIRG Textbooks U S PIRG Joins 91 Organizations In Calling on White House to Open Access to Federally Funded Educational Resources Today U S PIRG along with a broad coalition of 91 education organizations institutions of higher education technology companies and foundations called on the White House to ensure federally funded educational materials are made freely available to the public as the administration develops an Open Government Partnership plan this fall Read more about U S PIRG Joins 91 Organizations In Calling on White House to Open Access to Federally Funded Educational Resources News Release Student PIRGs Higher Ed Textbooks REPORT Open Textbooks The Billion Dollar Solution A report released today by the Student PIRGs shows that an alternative textbook model called open textbooks could save undergraduate students more than a billion dollar a year Read more about REPORT Open Textbooks The Billion Dollar Solution News Release Student PIRGs Textbooks College Textbooks Latest Trends and How to Save Money This Fall As students across the country prepare to return to campus this fall textbooks remain one of the priciest items on their shopping lists However several new developments suggest the textbooks market may be reaching a turning point Read more about College Textbooks Latest Trends and How to Save Money This Fall Pages 1 2 3 4 next last More About Us Our Leadership Our Mission Accomplishments Local Chapters UW Madison UW Stevens Point Get Involved Action Center Campaign Resources Start a PIRG Chapter Full Time Jobs Campus Internships Volunteer on Campus Campaigns 21st Century Transportation Affordable Higher Education Hunger and Homelessness Make Textbooks Affordable New Voters Project Stop Subsidizing Obesity Don t Get Ripped Off Big Red Go Green Sustainable U Protect Wisconsin

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  • Go Green National Geographic Toolkit | WISPIRG Students
    Start a PIRG Chapter Full Time Jobs Campus Internships Volunteer on Campus Campaigns 21st Century Transportation Affordable Higher Education Hunger and Homelessness Make Textbooks Affordable New Voters Project Stop Subsidizing Obesity Don t Get Ripped Off Big Red Go Green Sustainable U Protect Wisconsin s Lakes Energy Service Corps Newsroom Latest Updates Blog News Releases PIRG in the News Multimedia Reports Internships Work on important issues learn valuable skills get

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  • Hunger | WISPIRG Students
    Monday September 12 2011 By Jessie Mauser State Board Vice Chair As a WISPIRG intern you can help us win learn skills and get valuable experience working on a campaign Related topics Consumer Protection Corporate Democracy Energy Foods Higher Ed Hunger Oceans Parks Sustainability Textbooks Transit Waste Read more about Internships Available Add new comment Come to an Information Session Monday September 12 2011 By Meghan Ford State Board Treasurer It s a great time for you to get involved as an intern or volunteer Stop by Tuesday to hear what we have planned and how you can help Related topics Consumer Protection Corporate Democracy Energy Foods Higher Ed Hunger Oceans Parks Sustainability Textbooks Transit Waste Read more about Come to an Information Session Add new comment Come to an Info Session Tuesday September 6 2011 By Jessie Mauser State Board Vice Chair Stop by this Thursday to learn how to get involved as an intern or volunteer Related topics Consumer Protection Corporate Democracy Energy Foods Higher Ed Hunger Oceans Parks Sustainability Textbooks Transit Waste Read more about Come to an Info Session Add new comment Internships Thursday August 25 2011 By Meghan Ford State Board Treasurer Find out about internships for course credit and apply online Related topics Consumer Protection Corporate Democracy Energy Foods Higher Ed Hunger Oceans Parks Sustainability Textbooks Transit Waste Read more about Internships Add new comment Early Registration Deadline Resolve to Fight Poverty Conference Monday August 15 2011 By Matt Kozlowski State Board Chair Join me at the Resolve to Fight Poverty 2011 Conference at the University of Maryland College Park Related topics Hunger Read more about Early Registration Deadline Resolve to Fight Poverty Conference Add new comment Media Hit Consumer Protection Corporate Democracy Energy Energy Service Corps Foods Health Care Higher Ed Hunger Oceans

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  • Consumer Protection | WISPIRG Students
    choices and provide a list of fees that consumers should look out for when picking a bank Read more about Big Banks Bigger Fees A National Survey of Bank Fees and Fee Disclosure Policies Report Consumer Protection Toward Common Ground Bridging the Political Divide to Reduce Spending Our nation faces unprecedented fiscal challenges as the commitments we ve made now and into the future far outpace our fiscal capacity Congress the President s National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform and citizens across the country must grapple with very difficult decisions about how we can put our fiscal house in order Read more about Toward Common Ground Bridging the Political Divide to Reduce Spending Campaign Consumer Protection Student Consumer Action Network Our economy needs to be fair to consumers in order to function While a company may make a short term profit from ripping off consumers or putting an unsafe product on the market it s not good for anyone in the long term Read more about Student Consumer Action Network Trouble in Toyland 26th Annual Toy Safety Report Sunday November 27 2011 By Matt Kozlowski State Board Chair We just released the 26th annual Trouble in Toyland report We ve made progress but there are still some dangerous toys on the shelves Related topics Consumer Protection Read more about Trouble in Toyland 26th Annual Toy Safety Report Add new comment Protecting Internet Freedom Thursday November 10 2011 By Meghan Ford State Board Treasurer We ve joined leading consumer groups in a letter to Congress opposing an over reaching web anti piracy bill SOPA Related topics Consumer Protection Read more about Protecting Internet Freedom Add new comment Tuesday Kickoff Meeting Monday September 26 2011 By Meghan Ford State Board Treasurer Our Kickoff Meeting is tomorrow night I hope you can

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  • Consumer Protection | WISPIRG Students
    an intern or volunteer Stop by Tuesday to hear what we have planned and how you can help Related topics Consumer Protection Corporate Democracy Energy Foods Higher Ed Hunger Oceans Parks Sustainability Textbooks Transit Waste Read more about Come to an Information Session Add new comment Come to an Info Session Tuesday September 6 2011 By Jessie Mauser State Board Vice Chair Stop by this Thursday to learn how to get involved as an intern or volunteer Related topics Consumer Protection Corporate Democracy Energy Foods Higher Ed Hunger Oceans Parks Sustainability Textbooks Transit Waste Read more about Come to an Info Session Add new comment Internships Thursday August 25 2011 By Meghan Ford State Board Treasurer Find out about internships for course credit and apply online Related topics Consumer Protection Corporate Democracy Energy Foods Higher Ed Hunger Oceans Parks Sustainability Textbooks Transit Waste Read more about Internships Add new comment Coming soon to your Bank of America Account 5 month debit card fees Monday August 15 2011 By Matt Kozlowski State Board Chair As their latest entry into the bank fee frenzy Bank of America is rolling out a new 5 month debit card fee We ve got tips on how to avoid it Related topics Consumer Protection Corporate Read more about Coming soon to your Bank of America Account 5 month debit card fees Add new comment Media Hit Consumer Protection Corporate Democracy Energy Energy Service Corps Foods Health Care Higher Ed Hunger Oceans Other Parks Sustainability Textbooks Transit Waste Water WISPIRG starts off its yearly campaigning WISPIRG kicks off the fall 2010 semester Read more about WISPIRG starts off its yearly campaigning Report Consumer Protection Higher Ed Risking Our Future Middle Class Young Americans face lasting damage from the dual crises in the financial sector and in personal

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  • Consumer Protection | WISPIRG Students
    Jobs Campus Internships Volunteer on Campus Campaigns 21st Century Transportation Affordable Higher Education Hunger and Homelessness Make Textbooks Affordable New Voters Project Stop Subsidizing Obesity Don t Get Ripped Off Big Red Go Green Sustainable U Protect Wisconsin s Lakes Energy Service Corps Newsroom Latest Updates Blog News Releases PIRG in the News Multimedia Reports Internships Work on important issues learn valuable skills get hands on experience and make a

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