Tag Archives: High Cost of College

Launching OER Degree Pathways

Achieving the Dream is a non-profit organization working to improve student success for community college students across the country through leadership, support, innovative strategies, and projects.

The organization awarded grant funding as part of its Open Educational Resources (OER) Degree Initiative to 38 community colleges across 13 states to develop zero textbook cost degree pathways. Recently Achieving the Dream detailed progress on its initiative in a report titled: Launching OER Degree Pathways: An Early Snapshot of Achieving the Dream’s OER Degree Initiative and Emerging Lessons.

Here are some of the main findings from the report: Continue reading

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College Students Struggle with Hunger and Homelessness

Click here to read report: Number Of Hungry And Homeless Students Rises Along With College Costs

Click here to listen to report: https://www.npr.org/player/embed/513902272/514731729

Visit www.vallecollege.edu/oer to learn how to save students money on the high cost of textbooks.