California is now Open

Did you hear about what they just did in California? Here’s a great infographic showing clip art of Governor Jerry Brown signing the bill that creates a library of free, digital textbooks for the 50 most highly enrolled college courses in California, and the impact this effort will have on college students. Best of all, the rest of the world will have […]

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Duncan’s declaration

Yesterday, Arne Duncan planted a flag squarely in the camp of digital textbooks in remarks to the National Press Club: Education Secretary Arne Duncan called Tuesday for the nation to move as fast as possible away from printed textbooks and toward digital ones. “Over the next few years, textbooks should be obsolete,” he declared. It’s not just a matter of keeping up […]

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