Aug 15th

Does Hillary Think Online Education Is The Same As For-Profit Education?

Does Hillary Think Online Education Is The Same As For-Profit Education?
News from Daily Caller:


The wording of Hillary Clinton’s recently-announced plan for reforming American higher education is raising questions about whether Clinton really knows that much about the issue.

In her campaign’s write-up of her proposed “New College Compact,” released Monday, Clinton declares firmly that “We must bring integrity to online learning and will not tolerate programs that fall short.” (RELATED: Get To Know Hillary’s $ 350 Billion College Plan)

As was first pointed out by Inside Higher Ed, Clinton’s wording implies that online colleges are inherently lacking in integrity, a wilderness of diploma mills and scams that currently cannot be fully trusted in providing education. Clinton seems to…………… continues on Daily Caller

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Hundreds Attend Online Education Expo in Duluth
News from FOX 21 Online:

DULUTH, Minn. –

Families interested in online schools gathered at the Great Lakes Aquarium Thursday to learn more about programs available in Minnesota. 

It’s called Duluth ‘Discovery Day.’

The online education expo offered families the opportunity to meet with teachers, ask questions and get tips ahead of the school year. 

Online leaders say it’s not only beneficial to those struggling in school but the students who are advancing. 

“They aren’t getting what they need at a traditional setting because a teacher has to teach at the average student level pace. So, the students that are excited either get bored or aren’t being challenged enough. So, they can come to us and work at their pace,” said Minnesota Virtual Academies Local Development Manager Jennifer Houghton.

More than 100 families were registered for this year’s event.

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