There is an emerging economic divide

in access to online education, despite all the press about affordability:

“‘Bandwidth Divide’ Could Bar Some People From Online Learning.” Jeffrey R. Young. The Chronicle of Higher Education (4/3/13): “The Bandwidth Divide is a form of what economists call the Red Queen effect, explains Mr. Hilbert, referring to a scene in Lewis Carroll’s Through the Looking-Glass when Alice races the Red Queen.”