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OPEN TEXTBOOKS PILOT RENEWED, SAVING COLLEGE STUDENTS UP TO $50 MILLION

Today, Congress set aside $5 million to renew the Open Textbook Pilot program for FY19, which gives grants to colleges and universities to promote adoption of free and open textbooks by professors. The program could save students up to $50 million!

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CALIFORNIA CHOOSES A 100 PERCENT CLEAN ENERGY FUTURE

After a landmark vote by its state Assembly, California is poised to join Hawaii and become the second state committed to generating 100 percent of its electricity from renewable and zero-carbon sources

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FY18 Open Textbooks Program Appropriation an Important Step for College Students

Today, Congress introduced its budget omnibus bill for the 2018 fiscal year, in which appropriators set aside $5 million for a program to lower textbook costs for students.

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