October 22, 2012 - 12:33am
BY RAYZA GOLDSMITH
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— Chronicle (@chronicle) October 20, 2012
The Minnesota Office of Higher Education, which had intended on requiring universities offering courses through Coursera, of which the University is one, has backed off such plans. The state was claiming that offering free online courses in the state violated state law that requires universities to acquire permission from the state before offering classes.