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October 9, 2018

USM Kirwan Center to Expand Use of Open Educational Resources to Promote Access, Affordability and Quality Across Maryland

This fall, the Kirwan Center will expand the scope of its Maryland Open Source Textbook (M.O.S.T.) initiative to make learning materials more affordable for students. This work is being made possible by a $1 million grant from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation’s Education program.

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