Lawmaker Calls On California To Shut Down Online Community College After Critical AuditA Riverside assemblyman called for the state's new fully online community college to be shut down after an audit found that just 12 of its 900-plus students graduated in its first year and more than 40% dropped out.
San Rafael Rushes to Provide Poor Neighborhood Free WiFiSan Rafael is rushing to close the digital divide by installing a Wi-Fi network in its Canal District in time for the start of school.
Bay Area Organizations Help Refugees Access Free, Online EducationsRefugees offered free online courses through Coursera via Stanford University, the University of California, and other major universities around the world.
Education Advocates Claim Online Universities Benefit For-Profit CompaniesA new report from a California education advocacy group questions the value of online education and suggests that it benefits for-profit companies that create the courses.
KCBS Cover Story: Cyber High Not Preparing Some Students For CollegeMany of the students who use Cyber High to help them graduate need remedial course work once they enter college.
KCBS Cover Story: Online High School Classes Offer Dubious ResultsHigh 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.