Minnesota OKs Online Learning


Minnesota OKs Online Learning

Oct 21, 2012

MINNEMOOCS GET GREEN LIGHT: Minnesota's Office of Higher Education has apparently wised up after being the butt of ridicule on Reddit and news outlets around the Internet for a 20-year old law that would have made illegal for the likes of Coursera and Udacity to offer free online courses in the state. The state's director of the Office of Higher Education has committed to updating the statute "to meet modern-day circumstances" and allow MOOC providers to operate, but the Chronicle of Higher Education reports that things may still be icky if they start charging money for certification and other services.

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