David Wiley, a supporter for open-educational resources, argues that the "learning outcomes per dollar" from free and open resources tops that of the traditional materials produced by commercial publishers.
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July 07, 2014
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June 28, 2014
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June 25, 2014
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June 09, 2014
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June 04, 2014
Tom Allen, the president and CEO of the Association of American Publishers, said that number of competing dynamics are shaping implementation of the common-core standards in the states, and that his industry needs to put its stamp on that discussion.
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June 03, 2014
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