As blog readers will know, Gov. Jerry Brown has been big on online courses in public higher ed. Now one of his GOP rivals in the upcoming November election is outdoing Brown. As part of an education platform (mainly dealing with K-12), Republican gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari has a higher ed proposal:
From the LA Times:
He would... require the University of California and California State
University systems to place 20% of their courses online within four
years, though he offers no details about how he would force them to do
so. The governor and Legislature have limited control over the public
universities, particularly the UC system...