Auditors tell HCC to get a handle on student debt, textbook costs

By Anastasia Dawson Hillsborough Community College needs to get a better handle on financial controls, a state audit has found, pointing to textbook prices that vary as much as $177 for the same course and the school’s failure to keep track of student enrollment and tuition owed. Auditors selected 30 textbooks from the 2,212 books used during the summer 2015 term to test variances in price. The audit found some new or used textbooks and course materials differed by as much as $177 for new copies of books and $117 for used books. Read the full article here: http://www.tbo.com/news/education/audit-hits-hcc-on-debt-textbooks-20160407/

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