How, then, could they justify the exorbitant tuition? If you don't NEED the teachers or classrooms, well, it might as well be a CORRESPONDENCE School!@
seriously, though, they are fighting the same digital era fight that all the other content creators are fighting. I think they are coming to the realization that if they don't crack down now, they will just end up as test-graders and certification-givers.
ps I went to an American school and almost no classes had mandatory attendance.