Chronicle of Higher Education: Quote of the Week

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Quote of the week.

“The textbook industry, once a robust market with a multitude of competing publishers, is now dominated by a handful of giants.”

—Open Markets Institute and the U.S. Public Interest Research Group Education Fund

From a letter to the antitrust division of the U.S. Department of Justice in which the organizations and eight other groups and individuals urge the federal government to block the planned merger between Cengage and McGraw-Hill.

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