State Policy and Advocacy Resources

STATE POLICY AND ADVOCACY RESOURCES

Learn more about your state’s OER policy and get guidance on how you and your students can advocate for OER.

STATE POLICY

OER State Policy Tracker
SPARC

Stay up-to-date on OER policy and policy activity in your state.

OER State Policy Playbook
SPARC

Share OER policy recommendations with your state legislators to tackle college affordability.

OER Champions Toolkit
Lumen Learning

Use this playbook to get activities, strategies, and tools to impact teaching and learning using OER.

STUDENT ADVOCATES

OER Student Toolkit
BCcampus

Provide students with a toolkit that explains the benefits of OER and provides guidance on how students can help promote OER adoption.

Affordable Textbooks Campaign
MaryPIRG

Connect students with this independent statewide Maryland student organization and get involved in their campaign to promote OER adoption.

Making Textbooks Affordable: Student Government Toolkit
Student Government Research Center

Empower students with the tools to advocate for and bring open textbooks to their campuses.

Make Textbooks Affordable Campaign
Student PIRGs

Share research, advocacy strategies, OER facts, and the latest OER news from the national Student Public Interest Research Groups (Student PIRGs) with your students.

USM Student Council
University System of Maryland

Get USM students involved in the USM Student Council, which advocated for the development of the M.O.S.T. statewide initiative.