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Kim Thanos Wants to Take Down the Textbook Industry

Norm Shafer for The Chronicle

Kim Thanos (center), chief executive of Lumen Learning, discusses open-access educational resources at a recent conference.
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Kim Thanos goes to work each day with one not-so-modest goal: "Take $1 billion out of the textbook industry and give it back to students."

And if along the way her company, Lumen Learning, manages to fuel the burgeoning movement behind "open...

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