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The number of students enrolling in universities and colleges this year is 1.7% lower than it was last year, and only 66% of high school graduates immediately enroll in college. There are many reasons why one may decide not to attend college; it can stem from not being eligible to get into a well recognized institution to not being able to afford the costs, despite...

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Learner quote: edX has done a good job on the accommodations that are needed... It's just easy, straightforward, so no problems at all. Very accessible – it's impressive, in fact.
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A student with cerebral palsy finds success with online education College can be a challenging time for anyone. Students have to get through the admissions process, handle new levels of academic rigor, and select their majors. Tucker McKiven faces all of these challenges and more. “He can only use one hand effectively and it affects walking and so forth. It’s everything, it’s Cerebral Palsy,” explained...

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Today, we are proud to announce our participation in the ACE (American Council on Education) Alternative Credit Project™, an initiative to help millions of nontraditional learners gain a college degree. ACE, the major coordinating body for all the nation’s higher education institutions, has selected three Boston University math MOOCs on edX as part of the initiative. Learners can take the selected courses, receive a verified...

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