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Video: Free Textbooks For College Students

OpenStax hopes to alleviate the rising cost of college textbooks.

As college textbook costs continue to rise, OpenStax is saving students money by creating free, online textbooks.

And the nonprofit organization, which was founded at Rice University, says they’ve already saved students $30 million since 2012.

This story originally aired on PBS NewsHour Weekend on Saturday, November 8. PBS NewsHour Weekend airs Saturdays and Sundays at 6 p.m. on TV 8.

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