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Open Education: Take Back The Curriculum
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David F. Carr
David F. Carr,
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3/14/2013 | 3:17:16 PM
re: Open Education: Take Back The Curriculum
She was actually talking more about K-12, where the challenge will be to get between the textbook publishers and the school boards they lobby to adopt their texts.

At the college level, there ought to be savings for students and their parents if textbook and course materials expenses can be lowered, thanks to the foundations investing in making higher education more affordable and accessible.
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3/14/2013 | 3:06:28 PM
re: Open Education: Take Back The Curriculum
Karen Fasimpaur asks: "What if we took the $5 billion annually spent on textbooks and invested that in teachers and their work?" How about instead we return that savings to students and families struggling to pay for college.

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