Plan to outsource online classes to for-profit schools meets opposition
A higher-education task force suggested the controversial move that has drawn scrutiny from campus officials this week
By Dennis Carter, Assistant EditorRead more by Denny Carter
Members of a Nevada higher-education task force are pushing for a virtual college that would farm out community college courses to for-profit institutions, drawing criticism from educators who say the proposal constitutes privatization of public education and a lowering of academic standards. Read more with registration.