Online education -- considered by some a savior of sorts for cash-depleted universities and community colleges -- actually costs more in the long run and does not deliver the goods, according to a series of reports.

The latest report concludes that efforts to expand online education into remedial and introductory classes is "misguided."

The third in a series of reports by the Campaign for the Future of Higher Education highlights the challenges underserved students face when taking online classes, the Times-Herald reports.

It suggests the courses they might widen the academic achievement gap among various groups.

In total, the reports examines costs and consequences...

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