Policy Briefs

Building on SETDA’s 2012 groundbreaking report, Out of Print: Reimagining the K-12 Textbook in a Digital Age, SETDA launched a series of policy briefs focused on various topics to support state, districts and policy makers as they move from print to digital. These policy briefs were developed to assist states in identifying and implementing additional policies and practices for keeping the digital content transition on track and on target. Current briefs focus on the topics of:

The goals of these policy briefs are to:

  • raise awareness of the instructional and economic advantages of digital OER in the context of other state level college and career ready reforms, including providing examples of successful implementation
  • promote national information sharing, magnify policy and practice success stories, encourage common messaging
  • help key state leaders to identify and implement OER policies, regulations and practices supportive of their efforts to promote college ready knowledge

For more information

SETDA in collaboration with Foresight Law + Policy will be developing additional policy briefs and resources related to OER. If you have any suggestions on contents and/or topics please email Christine Fox, SETDA’s Director of Educational Leadership and Research.

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