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New York Doubles Down on Open Educational Resources

State's initial $8 million investment significantly increased number of students in courses taught with OER. With new round of funding for 2018-19, CUNY and SUNY will focus on strategy and sustainability.

Self-Proclaimed Alternative to College
Closes After a Year

MissionU, whose founder promoted his startup as an alternative to "broken" traditional higher education, has closed after admitting just one 25-person class.

Repositioning a Prominent Distance Education Center

After four decades as a freestanding entity with budget autonomy, a center for distance education programs and research will be absorbed by its university's social sciences and humanities department. Some faculty members are unhappy.

Digital Learning in 'Inside Higher Ed' This Week

Among the topics: a company works with universities on boot camps; an innovative university plans to close; new job for a Gates Foundation official.

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