While Curriki, Archive.org, Merlot and the Hewlett Foundation explore and develop open content, it looks like there is some funding available and interest to establish a Sun co-op lab with a University partner to drive open source software development for Education. The suggestion box is open for proposals at e-Learning@sun.com. Some target platforms and charter would include:
On the Educational applications side:
And on the Sun side:
We just re-signed for another year with IMS so we would want to promote open specs around inter-operability as a foundation.