Public schools; Joint Commission on Technology and Science to study open education resources. (HJ176)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
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Study; JCOTS to study open education resources; report. Directs the Joint Commission on Technology and Science to study opportunities to implement open education resources in the Commonwealth's K-12 public schools. In conducting its study, the Joint Commission on Technology and Science shall (i) evaluate opportunities to incentivise local school divisions to use open education resources, creative commons materials, and public domain texts; (ii) identify policies and legislation that would facilitate the use and sharing of educational materials developed by teachers in local school divisions across the Commonwealth; (iii) identify information technology barriers to greater implementation of open education resources and computer-based learning; and (iv) consider such other related issues as the joint commission deems appropriate. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 085673676
01/09/2008Referred to Committee on Rules
02/12/2008Left in Rules