USED Office of Educational Technology and the White House hosted their first Open Education Symposium and launched the #GoOpen campaign.
SETDA and Common Sense Kids Action partnered to develop a series of resources for state and local leaders around the E-rate program.
Last month SETDA launched the Digital Instructional Materials Acquisition Policies for States (DMAPS) portal that showcases the current policies and practices of states around digital instruction.
The U.S. Department of Education hired its first Open Educational Resources (OER) adviser to help promote the expansion and use of OER in the classroom.
The U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) awarded 16 states $108M over 4 years as part of its state longitudinal data systems (SLDS) grant program.
The State Education Technology Directors Association (SETDA) published case studies on OER use and implementation in WA, OR, and UT.
CCSSO filed comments with the FCC in support of modernization of the Lifeline program to expand access to broadband to help close the "homework gap."
Illinois' Jeanne Kitchens presented on OER at the White House Inter-Agency Open Policy Workshop earlier this summer.
Larry Singer to serve as the K-12 Collaborative's first CEO.
Edudemic published a guide to help teachers understand the potential of OER and explore current OER resources for the classroom.