Public school students in grades 5-12 will be able to take up to two online courses per semester offered by Michigan districts or the state’s virtual school.
Five new cyberschools, where students take all their classes online, are opening, and many school districts are boosting their online offerings.
University of Phoenix plans to close eight of its 10 Michigan locations as part of a broader effort to phase out some of its campuses and learning centers.
Michigan State University said its Broad College of Business will begin offering two online master certificate programs aimed at working executives and managers.
The bill would raise the cap on the number of cyber charter schools allowed in the state, which is now set at two.