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Document Number: 10716

State U Online - While for-profit higher education systems quickly embraced online coursework, public two- and four-year institutions were slower to see online as a way to grow enrollment and revenue, contribute to economic development and fulfill original missions. Five steps can launch a successful online state system, according to the author: Create a clearinghouse of state institutions so all students can enter through one portal to see what's available, purchase shared contracts, share provision of student services, share credit and credentialing, share credentials beyond state borders.(Rachel Fishman, New America Foundation and Education Sector, April 2013)...

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