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Angela DeBarger of the Hewlett Foundation on OER

Angela DeBarger of the Hewlett Foundation on OER

Angela Haydel DeBarger is a program officer in education at the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. Her portfolio focuses on the Open Educational Resources (OER) Strategy. She is particularly interested in the intersection of OER and deeper learning, with the aim of creating inclusive, purposeful and coherent learning experiences for students and teachers.

Final Phase 2 Spark Grant Awarded to RAND Corporation

Final Phase 2 Spark Grant Awarded to RAND Corporation

We have awarded our final Phase 2 Grant to the RAND Corporation. The grant funding will be used to develop and publish an educational guidebook for correctional professionals
that outlines best practices and considerations for implementing high quality college in prison
programs.

Wiki Education Awarded Spark Grant to Update Dashboard

Wiki Education Awarded Spark Grant to Update Dashboard

Wiki Education has been awarded a Spark Grant for their Wikipedia Student Program. This program supports Wikipedia writing assignments in higher education, giving students the rare and powerful opportunity to write for a real audience as part of their course work.

Michael Mendoza of #cut50 on Criminal Justice Reform

Michael Mendoza of #cut50 on Criminal Justice Reform

Michael Mendoza is National Director for #cut50, a bipartisan initiative to reduce the US prison population. Recently, the Michelson 20MM Foundation partnered with #cut50 to host a prescreening of the Lynn Novick documentary series “College Behind Bars.” The event provided an opportunity for me to connect with Michael who agreed to share his story and the work of his organization.