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Vote now -- Mars Sample Return Mission proposal winners announced tomorrow
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Vote for the best Mars Sample Return Mission proposal by Friday at 10a EDT
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"This levels the playing field."
Open-source textbooks are catching on in post-secondary schools looking to save students money as rising textbook costs deter them from buying course materials.
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Hear our own Devon Ritter in the latest Education World News podcast: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/educationworldnews
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We don't usually think of food insecurity as "why we do what we do", but many college students are more focused on where the next meal is coming from than on getting the most from their education.

"More college students battle hunger as education and living costs rise" (The Washington Post)
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Food insecurity rises on college campuses as tuition increases and more low-income students enroll.
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Open, free, and for college credit - eCampus News | eCampus News http://ow.ly/vBzHd
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Happy birthday, Bill! Celebrate Shakespeare's 450th with a little light learning: http://www.saylor.org/courses/engl401/

If you've misplaced your unabridged set of plays, not to worry: http://openliterature.net/shakespeare/ 

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Paying Off Student Loans Puts A Dent In Wallets, And The Economy : NPR http://ow.ly/vLlJP

"The question is about equity," says William Elliott. An answer, in part, is the Saylor Academy, our friends, and our partners.

Explore our credit pathways to find out how we are cooperating with others to create change: http://bit.ly/1iNtvfX
Repaying college debts prevents many Americans from investing in homes or retirement. The impact can add up — for individuals and the economy as a whole, a researcher says.
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Introduction
The Saylor Academy is a 501(c)(3) non-profit in Washington, D.C., established by Michael Saylor, the founder and CEO of MicroStrategy, Inc. We build open, online courses for anyone, anywhere, anytime -- more than 300 so far.

We've got a couple of other things going on, too: