Current News

10/05/15: ED hires its first Open Educational Resources (OER) Adviser

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.

10/05/15: SLDS Grant Program Awards 16 States $108M Over Four Years

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.

09/30/15: SETDA Releases OER Case Studies Around Implementation

The State Education Technology Directors Association (SETDA) published case studies on OER use and implementation in WA, OR, and UT.

09/01/15: CCSSO Files Comments with FCC in Support of Lifeline Modernization

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."

09/01/15: Illinois Open Educational Resources Lauded by White House

Illinois' Jeanne Kitchens presented on OER at the White House Inter-Agency Open Policy Workshop earlier this summer.

09/01/15: K-12 OER Collaborative Announces Larry Singer as CEO

Larry Singer to serve as the K-12 Collaborative's first CEO.

08/03/15: Edudemic Releases Teacher's Guide to OER

Edudemic published a guide to help teachers understand the potential of OER and explore current OER resources for the classroom.

08/03/15: ConnectHome Pilot Program Strives to Close Homework Gap

The Administration's ConnectHome Pilot Program strives to close the homework gap by expanding broadband access to families in public housing.

07/20/15: CCSSO helps combat summer learning loss

CCSSO partnered with MetaMetrics and 22 state departments of education to promote summer learning.

07/07/15: DQC Releases 'What is Student Data?' Infographic and Video

Today the DQC released a 'What is Student Data?' infographic and video resource.