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Durbin, Franken propose open source textbooks act

Durbin, Franken propose open source textbooks act

By Charlotte Collins

October 9, 2015


Filed under News

High textbook costs have prompted Senators Dick Durbin and Al Franken to introduce an act for open source textbooks to increase accessibility.During a conference call held Thursday, Durbin and Franken addressed professional and college student media and explained the plans for a new bill.Durbin said 65%...