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A Think Twice Review of:

The Costs of Online Learning

Think Twice - Mar 06, 2012

Publisher/Think Tank - Thomas B. Fordham Foundation

Author(s) -

This report analyzes the cost drivers of virtual and blended-learning schools compared to traditional brick-and-mortar schools and determines that it's far cheaper for students to be education online.

Reviewer(s) - Jennifer King Rice, University of Maryland

Rice’s review of this report finds that it doesn’t use empirical evidence to determine if it’s cheaper for students to be educated online. Rice indicates that the approaches used in the report are too general and not evidence based.