From Kaitlyn Vitez, U.S. PIRG | Volume 64 | August 23rd, 2018
With updates from Tim Holt, Mo Nyamweya, and Camille Thomas
THE OER DIGEST
Your bi-weekly newsletter for open education updates, opportunities, and reminders
LAST CALL: The call for proposals for the US Department of Education’s $5 million OER grant program closes next week on August 29th. Last week, officials held a Q&A session for interested applicants with technical questions; you can watch a recording here.
STATE UPDATES: California bills supporting open are moving forward: AB2385 was sent to the governor’s desk; it urges textbook publishers to inform students and faculty about information such as the substantive differences in editions to help cut costs. SB947, which would require the state Department of Education to develop digital literacy best practices for school districts, passed through the Assembly. Read more “OER Digest: August 23rd, 2018”