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Schools spend $14M less on textbooks than in 2008

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — School districts across Mississippi spent $14 million less on textbooks last year than they did three years ago. The Clarion-Ledger reports the state Department of Education spent $22 million on textbooks last year. That’s a decrease from the 2008-09 school year, when the reported textbook expenses total was $36 million. While amounts spent and any increase or ...

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DSU chooses Barnes & Noble for bookstore operator

CLEVELAND — Barnes and Noble College Booksellers will be the new operator of the Delta State University campus bookstore. Delta State University president Dr. John M. Hilpert said, “Barnes & Noble brings brand excellence, a history of technology innovation, and a commitment to customer service to Delta State.” Barnes & Noble will take over the Delta State bookstore operations March ...

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WCU signs first-of-its-kind agreement

HATTIESBURG — William Carey University (WCU) and Barnes & Noble College Booksellers have signed an agreement that will offer textbooks for rent to students on all three campuses in Hattiesburg, Biloxi and New Orleans. The program will be in place for the fall semester. According to a Barnes and Noble spokesperson, WCU is the first four-year institution in the state ...

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