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High School Students Take Online Courses

States & Districts Require High School Students to Enroll in Online Courses

The number of states and districts requiring online courses for high school graduation has grown, according to an annual report released recently by the Evergreen Education Group. More and more, states and districts are requiring high school students to take online courses in an attempt to prepare them adequately for college and their careers, US […]

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Increased Value of an Associate's Degree

Increased Value of an Associate’s Degree

A recent article by USA Today has brought to light the increased value of an associate’s degree and how employment for mid-level jobs is making a come-back in today’s recovering economy. According to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment for those 25 and older with an associate’s degree or some college education has […]

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Coursera is Back On in Minnesota

n last week’s blog post “Minnesota Bans Free Online Education,” we discussed how the state of Minnesota recently informed Coursera, a California-based startup that partners with universities to offer free online courses, that they were not allowed to offer their courses to Minnesota students. Sparked by controversial responses to an article written by the Chronicle […]

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Minnesota Bans Free Online Education

Minnesota Bans Free Online Education

Minnesota has decided to crack down on free online education, the Chronicle of Higher Education reports. The state recently notified Coursera that it is not allowed to offer its courses to residents. Coursera, which we wrote about on EducationOnline, is a California-based startup that partners with top-tier universities around the world to offer free online […]

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Are Your Parents Over-Involved in the College Admissions Process?

Quite a few well-off teenage students living in the suburbs are suffering. Unlike students in the inner city whose mothers and fathers may have trouble paying for the basics, these students have depression not because of poverty, but because their parents are far too invested in the college admissions process. These teens often feel pressure […]

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