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#GoOpen New Hampshire Open Education Week March 7-11

Open Education Week’s goal is to raise awareness about free and open educational opportunities that exist for everyone, everywhere, right now.  http://www.openeducationweek.org/ Open Education Week is coordinated by the The Open Education Consortium, an association of hundreds of institutions and organizations … Continue reading

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13 States Kick Off #GoOpen Education Resources Initiatives

The U.S. Education Department is helping lead the charge at the state and district level to shift to openly licensed educational resources. MARIN COUNTY, Calif. — State leaders across the country are sending the message that they will support schools … Continue reading

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The White House and Michelle Obama Release $250M ‘Open eBooks’ App for Title I and Special Education Teachers

Do you remember how it felt when you first read what would eventually become your favorite book? For many students, that’s a feeling that’s hard to come by—books aren’t always cheap or easily accessible, especially when school budgets are stretched … Continue reading

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US Department of Education Begins Transition to ESSA

Now that the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) is signed into law, the next step is the United States Department of Education (ED) issuing guidance and regulations. (For more on what’s included in ESSA, click here.) ED has started the … Continue reading

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U.S. Department of Education Takes First Steps in Transition to New Law

CONTACT:    Press Office, (202) 401-1576 or press@ed.gov U.S. Department of Education Takes First Steps in Transition to New Law Every Student Succeeds Act replaces No Child Left Behind as the nation’s P-12 law The U.S. Department of Education today took the first steps … Continue reading

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Richard Culatta Resigning as Ed-Tech Director at U.S. Department of Education

Richard Culatta, who directed the U.S. Department of Education’s office of educational technology during a time of rapid, if uneven, digital adoption in the nation’s schools, announced that he will resign from his post this month. The department said that Culatta … Continue reading

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#GoOpen USDOE Creates New Advisor for Open Education

US Office of Educational Technology, Richard Culatta, announced today that Secretary Arne Duncan will visit a Future Ready district in Williamsfield, Illinois.  The purpose of the visit is to highlight the great work Williamsfield Community School District has done in … Continue reading

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