Advocates say new, online programs will revolutionize higher education both in cyberspace and in the face-to-face classroom. But they may also be a threat to America's less-prestigious colleges and universities.
Stanford and MIT have gotten a lot of attention for offering free online courses to thousands of students at a time. But this week, a group of big name universities announced a new and smaller-scale take on online education.
With the government's latest jobs report due out this morning, talk of jobs and the economy will likely rule the day. But there are a host of other issues at stake in this election, including education.