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Free Online Education Is Now Illegal in Minnesota

Free Online Education Is Now Illegal in Minnesota
Slate Magazine (blog)
The Chronicle of Higher Education reports that the state has decided to crack down on free education, notifying California-based startup Coursera that it is not allowed to offer its online courses to the state's residents. ... The Internet is no place ...

Five online classes to rev up your career
Colleges and universities are rushing to meet this growing demand, offering a huge variety of onlinedegree or certificate programs as well as single courses through free platforms such as Coursera oredX. Because online courses come in a dizzying ...

At a High-Tech School, Supportive Adults Are the Real Key to Success
The Atlantic
It's one of seven schools run by Rocketship Education, a non-profit, Palo Alto-basedcharter school network founded by John Danner, a Silicon Valley technology entrepreneur, and Preston Smith, a Teacher for America veteran who previously opened his own ...

The Atlantic

The Blue Streak: Improving the High School Experience
According to a 2003 report from the TACIR*, the quality of our school does make a substantial difference in the quality of our learning. In better facilities, researchers found that students scored higher in mathematics, reading, and composition ...

Many Post-Secondary Institutions Partnering with Coursera
College Classes
There is an emerging trend in post-secondary education and it is driven by a digital learning platform the likes of which have not been seen before. Coursera was established in July 2012 and has so far handled the enrollment of ... Sven Dickinson, the ...

College Classes

Online educational bazaar
Evansville Courier & Press
Jump is the first million-dollar seller on teacherspayteachers.com, a website that teachers use to buy and sell school supplies, bulletin board designs and lesson plans. SEATTLE ... "I want kids to be so excited about what they're learning that they ...

Verizon Foundation Launches Education Initiative to Strengthen Student ...
The Herald | HeraldOnline.com
The third part of Verizon's education initiative is Thinkfinity.org, which was recently redesigned with an integrated platform for educational resources and an online professional learning community. The website now provides teachers nationwide with ...

Join The Global Classroom With The Khan Academy API
ProgrammableWeb (blog)
The Khan Academy is a not-for-profit organisation that provides free online education. The site's resources are available to anyone, anywhere and includes extensive learning material on subjects such as Math, Science, Computer Science, Humanities and ...

ProgrammableWeb (blog)

Online schooling can be a great solution
Albert Lea Tribune
The very nature of virtual education puts student and parent front and center, and makes the teacher a critical element in successful online learning programs. The technology is not gratuitous. It empowers teachers to focus on the individual student...

Albert Lea Tribune

DPI planning 'in-depth' study of virtual schools
The Oshkosh Northwestern
“Our staff will be contacting a range of individuals involved with virtual charter schools that may include district administrators, virtual charter school principals, teachers, parents, charter schoolboard members, and others as necessary,” Gasper ...

Can digital learning transform education? — Joanne Jacobs
More than 2 million K-12 students are enrolled in online courses and that's projected to hit 10 million by 2014. Can Digital Learning Transform Education? asks ...

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