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Study: MIT's online physics class can teach students of all abilities

One of the hopes with Massively Open Online Courses (MOOCs) is that they give anyone around the world access to great teachers. But high profile experiments with MOOCs at the university level show that students from underprivileged groups tend to struggle and that the mass adoption of such courses could exacerbate inequalities.