SAN JOSE (CBS / AP) — San Jose State University is reporting higher pass rates for students who took online classes in a summer program, a significant improvement over students who took the same classes in the spring.
Eighty-three percent of summer students in elementary statistics earned a C or better, compared with about 51 percent of those in the spring.READ MORE: South Bay Retailer Shutters Store in Response to Smash-and-Grab Crime Wave
Nearly 73 percent of algebra students made the grade compared with 25 percent of those in the spring.READ MORE: Grieving Family Members Call for Justice for Slain Security Guard Kevin Nishita
The results are likely to provide a boost to the problem-plagued collaboration between San Jose State and online provider Udacity that was announced with great fanfare in January.
Last month, the school suspended five online classes after more than half of the students failed the final exams.MORE NEWS: Warriors End Suns’ Win Streak at 18 With 118-96 Victory
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