New York Times Article

Duncan Calls for Urgency in Lowering College Costs
November 29, 2011

“He praised recent reforms like those involving Western Governors University, an affordable online, nonprofit institution whose students earn degrees not by putting in a set number of hours but through demonstrated mastery of their field; the National Center for Academic Transformation, which pioneered the redesign of high-enrollment courses at more than 100 institutions, substantially reducing their costs; and the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, whose Open Course Library provides curricular resources for the courses with the highest enrollment.”

- Tamar Lewin

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