Today kicked off two major initiatives for open education: the first annual Open Education Week and the Why Open Education Matters video competition.
This week, Lucas Zucker of the CALPIRG chapter at UC Berkeley testified in support of Cheaper Textbooks in the California Legislature. Here is his testimony:
The Oceans campaign has been at it again gathering petitions to ban plastic bags. With a ban imminent for Davis, they have stepped up to the statewide level.
In the annual State of the Union Address, President Obama proposed measures to bring relief to almost 8 million students who will see their student loan interest rates double on new loans starting July 1st, 2012.
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