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Big Day for Open Education!

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Today kicked off two major initiatives for open education: the first annual Open Education Week and the Why Open Education Matters video competition.

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In the annual State of the Union Address, President Obama proposed measures to bring relief to almost 8 million students who will see their student loan interest rates double on new loans starting July 1st, 2012.

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2012 Starts with a Win!

By | Student PIRGs

2012 Starts with a Win!2012 has already brought a tremendous victory for students and families.

Today the President appointed Richard Cordray as the director of the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). The CFPB will rein in the bad business practices of banks, lenders, and credit card companies.

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Winning! Facebook settles with FTC

By | Student PIRGs

Big News.

Today Facebook settled a privacy complaint with the Federal Trade Commission. The FTC says Facebook "deceived consumers by telling them they could keep their information on Facebook private, and then repeatedly allowing it to be shared and made public." Read the FTC's full statement here.

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