The Knoxville News Sentinel reports that more students are taking online classes as a way to save money on high gas prices, a Tennessee Board of Regents official says. Associate Vice Chancellor Robbie Melton is in charge of online and distance learning for the system, which oversees six universities, 13 two-year colleges, and 26 technology centers. He said online registration had been averaging about a 7 percent to 10 percent increase each year. But he said he's noticed it jump 29 percent this summer compared with last year, and he's anticipating a 20 percent increase this fall. "When they call,


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