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7 new online education trends


Learning is changing, and these online education trends are shedding light on a whole new crop of students

Career and employment goals continue to be one of the top reasons students pursue online education, according to an annual report recapping higher-ed online education trends. As higher-ed models change according to student needs, what proves successful in higher ed could make for promising models in K-12.

A full 69 percent of surveyed online students say employment is their primary goal for enrolling in an online education program, according to the Online Education Trends Report from BestColleges.com.

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This year’s report includes candid feedback from more than 450 school administrators and 1,500 students.

Laura Ascione

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