Commentary by Former Secretary Riley: Reciprocity Is Essential for Regulating Distance Education
Online education has been growing at a tremendous pace over the last decade or so. Students today have the opportunity to earn college credit and degrees from a wide variety of institutions. Almost seven million students used online technology in 2011 to get access to postsecondary courses, and 32 percent of higher-education students now take at least one course online.
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