Online Courses Should Be Easier to Offer Out of State, Panel Says – NYTimes.com

The issue of state regulations in the era of online learning was highlighted in October when officials in Minnesota told Coursera, a provider of “massive open online courses,” or MOOCs, that it could not offer free courses to Minnesota residents without registering with the state. Because the courses were free — and because the state action was widely ridiculed, given the difficulty of stopping Minnesotans from enrolling online — the state quickly backed down.

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