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UO OSPIRG Meeting Times and Upcoming Campaign Events | University of Oregon

Wow. What an amazing Kick Off meeting!

Our fall volunteer drive was a huge success, and culminated last week in a record 189 volunteers at our Campaign Kick Off meeting. Thanks to everyone who turned out, and thanks to our student coordinators and volunteers who helped make it happen. 

Now we have officially launched our fall campaigns… and with 189 people we can make our campaign goals a reality! 

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News Release | U.S. Department of Education | Textbooks

U.S. Department of Education Announces First-Ever Open Education Adviser Position

The U.S. Department of Education announced today the hiring of the first ever open education adviser to lead a national effort to expand schools’ access to high-quality, openly-licensed learning resources.

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News Release | U.S. PIRG | Textbooks

U.S. PIRG Joins 91 Organizations In Calling on White House to Open Access to Federally Funded Educational Resources

Today, U.S. PIRG, along with a broad coalition of 91 education organizations, institutions of higher education, technology companies, and foundations called on the White House to ensure federally funded educational materials are made freely available to the public as the administration develops an Open Government Partnership plan this fall.

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Media Hit | Higher Ed

Why McGraw-Hill Is Offering $100 for Your #usedtextbookproblems

McGraw-Hill launched transparent attempt to put down and undermine the used textbook market, and we can't let it go unanswered.

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