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A Silver Lining for Online Higher Education? – by David Figlio

The recent explosion of computing capacity and speed, coupled with the rapidly-rising cost of higher education, have created a “perfect storm” in which traditional institutions are more keen to offer classes online than ever before and where demand for online higher education is high. Meanwhile, the 2006 decision by the U.S. Department of Education (ED) to lift the “50 percent...

In the News: Hard Questions as Education Reform Wakes Up to Trump’s America – by Education Next

While education reformers were busy last week writing about what the election of Donald Trump would mean for education policy, Chalkbeat’s Elizabeth Green wrote about what the election results meant for education reformers. She speaks with some education refomers struggling with the question of which children reformers should be focused on helping. Several education leade...