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Chegg's Rent-Don't-Buy Mantra Takes Hold at California Schools
Textbooks sit on a shelf at the Chegg Inc. warehouse in Shepherdsville, Kentucky, U.S., on Thursday, April 29, 2010. No more $120 chemistry books. That's the message from textbook-rental service Chegg Inc., which is urging college students to stop paying top dollar to buy their tomes. Photographer: John Sommers II/Bloomberg via Getty Images Bloomberg—Bloomberg via Getty Images

Free Books Can Make College More Affordable

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1. One fast way to make college more affordable: free books.

By Nichole Dobo in the Hechinger Report

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3. Half of us are in some law enforcement face recognition network. These systems need oversight.

By Clare Garvie, Alvaro Bedoya and Jonathan Frankle at the Georgetown Center on Privacy and Technology

4. Your Kickstarter idea could be on sale in China before you’re done funding it.

By Josh Horwitz in Quartz

5. How smaller roles at work can still lead to the corner office.

By Margaret Keane in Fortune

The Aspen Institute is an educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, D.C.


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