This is a great posting from Walter Russell Mead on the ways in which online learning could potentially revolutionize and democratize higher education system. Imagine, a Harvard or MIT education available to everyone! Of course, as Mead points out, those middle-tier universities have a lot to lose if such a sweeping change comes.
And, speaking of digital learning, the folks at New Mexico Connections Academy had our appeal hearing before Education Secretary Hanna Skandera this week. Who Said You Said New Mexico covered the action.