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L. Denise Jackson

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Do you think there is a benefit in providing a percentage of courses within every college free and online?

With the rising of educational costs and the competitiveness, the socioeconomic gap will continue to be wider unless there is a philanthropic mandate post-graduation to ensure that generations to come are not existing with a disconnected view of society and more importantly people that can contribute to our overall progression.

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  • Sep 3 2012: The MIT and similar offerings are great.

    And you're right, the student doesn't get his/her ticket punched as having attended MIT or wherever.

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