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High cost of gas drives online classes

The New York Times has an interesting story where the high cost of gas is driving up online class enrollment.  Online class enrollment is up 35%.  Colleges from Massachusetts and Florida to Texas to Oregon have reported significant online enrollment increases for summer sessions, with student numbers in some cases 50 percent or 100 percent higher than last year. 
Is this effecting your organization?
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http://www.nytimes.com/2008/07/11/education/11colleges.html?partner=rssnyt&emc=rss

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High cost of gas drives online classes - continued

Has not had an impact at my agency - yet. However, the story Sanjay cited provoked a lot of discussion on the SloanC (University/college online learning) list with a lot of anecdotal support. And in Utah, state agencies will be going to a mandatory 4 day work week and evaluating savings (if any) during the coming months.

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