- Florida's Board of Governors is considering an option dubbed "Online U," which would be the state's 13th university.
- Proponents believe the all-online higher ed solution could the answer to Florida's current workforce education problems.
- Another option being looked at would compile courses from existing universities and make them available to students regardless of where they are enrolled.
From the article:
Florida, not known as a higher-education innovator, nevertheless might become the first state in the nation to open an all-online public university.
As even venerable institutions such as Harvard University and MIT join the push to offer more coursework online, the "mail-order diploma" is losing its stigma. ...