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According to this article, " North Dakota students saved more than $1 million on textbooks after the state invested just $110,000 to help instructors use open educational resources. Audit identifies successes and ongoing challenges." It's based on a report (62 page PDF) from the State Auditor's office. There's a cautionary note, however. "OER are currently limited for certain academic areas of study and lack the same extent of supplementary materials," reads the report.

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