Students at virtual charter schools lag significantly behind their peers in brick-and-mortar classrooms, sparking big worries among education advocates.
More than 200,000 students are enrolled in the online schools, but evidence suggests they are getting a very bad education in return.
For would-be students who might think the Cornell name alone isn't enough, the school is now offering a certificate program in partnership with the business magazine.
ASU's partnership to offer an online, for-credit freshman year to the masses may also be inaccessible to the poorest students.
2U, which partners with universities to offer pricey online degrees, says it plans to focus on adding new programs--which has so far come at the expense of profitability.
After 20 years as the president of Yale University, Richard Levin is making a gamble on Coursera.
An eye-opening infographic that almost takes the cake, until it reminds you that Oprah makes $523/minute.