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UC Faculty Blasts Bill To Expand Online Courses

University of California faculty members are criticizing a state lawmaker’s proposal to allow public college students to earn degree credit for online courses from outside education providers.

03/19/2013

Students work in a computer lab. (Orlando Sierra/AFP/Getty Images)

KCBS Cover Story: Educators Say Online High School Programs Need Overhaul

Tens of thousands of California high school students make up for failed classes by taking them again online with results that educators and students alike acknowledge demonstrates the need to re-think remote education.

03/07/2013

A view of the Cyber High page on the California PASS Program website. (CBS)

KCBS Cover Story: Students Pass Failed Classes At Cyber High

More Bay Area high school students are graduating than ever before. But many of them are doing so by taking classes by computer to make up courses they failed in the classroom. Critics contend those students are graduating but they’re not really learning.

03/05/2013

A student works on a computer. (Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

KCBS Cover Story: Online High School Classes Offer Dubious Results

High school graduation rates are hitting record highs in the Bay Area, California and across the nation. But, earning a diploma doesn’t always equal getting an education. An increasing number of students make up courses they’ve failed by taking classes online. They earn credits, but not necessarily knowledge.

03/04/2013

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Phil Matier: Governor Brown Looks To Bring More Courses Online

The governor is ultimately looking to make the university system a more efficient one, keeping costs down while also getting students out in a timely fashion.

01/16/2013

The campus of San Jose State University (SJSU)

San Jose State Offering Low-Cost Online Classes In New Program

Gov. Jerry Brown joined a news conference Tuesday to announce the launch of a pilot project offering low-cost online classes to students at San Jose State University, community colleges, high schools and military veterans.

01/15/2013

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Mountain View Firm Grows List Of Free Online University Courses

More leading universities are offering free online courses through the fast-growing education platform Coursera.

09/19/2012

UC Regents Approve Online Pilot Program

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) The University of California is joining a growing number of private schools that offer online college courses.

07/14/2010

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