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Correct - This is a Myth

It is a myth that distance-learning students are less likely to advance than those who attend class in-person.

NRS data for program year 2011-12 indicates that distance-learning students(47%) are slightly more likely to advance than non-distance-learning students (44%). Nevertheless, as the number of distance-learning student is small (3%), success rates could shift depending upon appropriateness of distance learning for larger numbers of students, and challenges of maintaining quality of larger scale implementations.

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