OER pioneer predicts all community colleges will dump traditional textbooks by 2024
David Wiley, a pioneer of open educational resources who co-founded Lumen Learning, a for-profit company that supports OER efforts, sees one place where textbooks could actually be vanquished by openly licensed alternatives: community colleges. In fact, that day may not be far off.
Commentary: Trumpcare will make it even harder for millions of California’s kids to graduate and get jobs
Los Angeles Times
Should the AHCA or anything close to it become law, the students we serve in the California State University system and California Community Colleges system will be among the hardest hit.
Big shift for California community colleges: Remedial classes fail students
For the last two years, a group of community colleges in California have been revamping their approach to remedial math and English courses, and students like Paulo Romero are starting to feel something his friends at other schools do not: hope.