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Austin Peay State University First Day eBooks pilot program to reduce cost of textbooks

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Here’s a fun question to ask your college professor friends: “How would you feel if all your students showed up on the first day of class with their books?” Paul Nicodemus, Austin Peay State University (APSU) professor of psychological science and counseling, has an answer.

The Austin Peay State University First Day eBooks program ensures that students will have the right text for their class. (APSU)

The Austin Peay State University First Day eBooks program ensures that students will have the right text for their class. (APSU)

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APSU Military Student Center’s Texts for Vets program

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Texts for Vets Program at Austin Peay State University (APSU) relieves students of the financial burden of purchasing textbooks.

The textbooks provided, are donated by the APSU community, which are distributed to the students through our center in the Morgan University Center.

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Tennessee Public Schools New Textbooks available for Public’s Review

 

Tennessee Department of EducationNashville, TN – New K-12 social studies textbooks proposed for use in Tennessee public schools during the 2014-15 school year are on display in 10 district textbook collection sites located across the state.

As in past years, the public can review all textbooks at any time during the six-year adoption period, but public comments on the proposed social studies textbooks must be submitted by September 11th, 2013, to be considered by the publisher. Forms are available at each site for public input. «Read the rest of this article»

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State Requests Public Input on Textbooks

 

Tennessee Department of EducationNashville, TN – Tennessee education officials are looking for input on textbooks proposed for the 2012-2013 school year in the following subjects: section VI, visual arts, music, theater arts, dance, spelling, literature, driver education, computer science, health sciences education, business technology, marketing education, technology engineering, education and trade and industrial education.

The textbooks are now on display in 10 district collection sites across Tennessee. «Read the rest of this article»

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ShopSmart Takes You Back To School

 

New Ways to Learn More While Spending Less on School Supplies

ShopSmartYonkers, NY – Going back to school can be expensive. From purchasing school supplies to prepping for class, the costs can add up fast. The September 2011 issue of ShopSmart magazine, from the publisher of Consumer Reports, prepares readers for the new school year with easy ways to save on back-to-school items and free websites that will help you brush up on any topic imaginable.

“The start of the school year is such an exciting time, but it’s also a costly one,” said Lisa Lee Freeman, editor-in-chief of ShopSmart. “It’s not always easy to find deals on school supplies and educational resources. Make sure you do your research before you buy for back-to-school – you’ll be surprised by how much you can save.” «Read the rest of this article»

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New Textbooks Available for Public Review

 

Tennessee Department of EducationNashville, TN – New Mathematics textbooks proposed for use in the public schools are now on display in ten district textbook collection sites located across Tennessee.

Citizens interested in reviewing the textbooks being considered for use beginning with the 2011-2012  school year should contact the director of the textbook collection site in their area. Parents, family members, educators and the general public are encouraged to visit the textbook sites and to participate in the review process.

“It is very important for the public to have access to the textbooks under consideration,” Morgan Branch, Director of Textbook Services, said. “Our goal is to provide a wide variety of materials that enrich and support the curriculum and to address the varied interests, abilities and learning styles of students.” «Read the rest of this article»

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