New America is a nonprofit, nonpartisan public policy institute dedicated to the renewal of American politics, prosperity, and purpose in the Digital Age. New America’s Education Policy program will craft policy recommendations around OER, elevate dialogue on the need to change policies to support OER, and determine how OER can be used to address financial and resource constraints in PreK-12 and higher education.
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for bridging open education and equity in preK-12 districts
New America is a nonpartisan think tank dedicated to renewing America by confronting the challenges caused by rapid technological and social change and seizing the opportunities those changes create. New America’s Education Policy program will undertake a three-year project to report on and promote the development of inclusive teaching and learning that combines OER and culturally responsive teaching methods; conduct policy analysis on this topic; and disseminate stories and recommendations on a national level. This grant serves key goals for the Education Program and the Open Education Strategy, including developing pedagogy, practice, and a more inclusive and responsive field. (Substrategy: Systems.)
for the Resource Security Program
This grant will support New America’s Resource Security Program. Climate change is already shaping human security by making droughts longer and drier, storms stronger, and fires and floods more destructive. This program seeks to redefine security for the 21st century, with a focus on the link between natural resources and human security. This entails research around the geopolitics of natural resources, including energy, water, food, and critical materials. The program will also emphasize research around climate security and how climate change will reshape the risks to peace, looking for ideas that can guide policies, investments, and actions to prevent conflict and build security.