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Online ed "set to surge".

THE AUTHORS OF A NEW PAPER BY THE HOOVER INSTITUTE, a conservative think tank at Stanford University, predict that by 2019 half of courses in grades 9 through 12 will be delivered online.


Citing cost savings and the flexibility to tackle unmet needs in the traditional system, such as AP courses, the report says that online education is set to surge.

According to the North American Council for Online Learning, enrollment in online classes last year reached the 1 million mark, growing 22 times the level seen in 2000.
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Title Annotation:Distance Education
Author:Miners, Zach
Publication:District Administration
Date:Sep 1, 2008
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