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Advocates: OER Saves Students $1 Billion

Posted: 11/15/2018 - 10:17 AM

from Inside Higher Ed
By Lindsay McKenzie
October 15, 2018

Free open educational resources have saved students at least $1 billion in textbook costs over the last five years, open education advocacy group SPARC reports.

“Now that we have hit $1bn in savings, it’s time to think bigger for our next challenge,” Nicole Allen, director of open education at SPARC, wrote in a blog post announcing the achievement last week

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