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ASU athletes rely on online classes for high-demand schedule

TEMPE — Whether it is football, basketball, soccer or gymnastics, student-athletes have the added pressure to perform not only on the field but in the classroom. Practices, workouts, film sessions and travel days take up chunks of their weeks and demand creativity to build schedules with full-time academic...
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Rural Missouri schools turn to online summer classes

HILLSBORO, Mo. (KMOV.com) – Like many rural schools across Missouri, the Grandview R-2 School District doesn’t have enough students or teachers to support a wide range of summer school options. Now, a growing online program is filling a void in rural schools. Going into its sixth summer now, the...
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TCS To Run IIM Bangalore’s Exams For Online Courses

Bengaluru: Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) arm iON will partner with the state-run Indian Institute of Management-Bangalore (IIM-B) to conduct exams for its massive open online courses across the country, said the global software major on Monday. “The B-school will leverage our assessment capability to conduct the exams for...
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Is this the future of college: Online classes, but no degree

WASHINGTON –  Connor Mitchell’s university classes take place online, he doesn’t have any exams and he studies in a different country every year. Is he looking into the future or taking a gamble? With college costs rising steadily and with more courses available online for free, some observers...
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Free Online Classes to Expand With Gates Foundation Grants

You may soon have more access to free online classes through a new program supported by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation grants. The new “Next Gen Learning Challenges” initiative aims to increase the level of college education among Americans, using technology to improve college readiness and completion, especially...
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