H.R.3721: Affordable College Textbook Act

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Affordable College Textbook Act This bill directs the Department of Education (ED) to make competitive grants to institutions of higher education (IHEs) to support pilot programs that expand the use of open textbooks in order to achieve savings for students. It requires the full and complete digital content of the educational resources created or adopted using grant funds to be made available free of charge to the public: (1) on an...

(Source: Library of Congress)

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Date Description
March 23, 2016
Referred to the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training.
Oct. 8, 2015
Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
Oct. 8, 2015

Introduced in the House by Rubén Hinojosa (D-Texas)

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