State Authorization – Changes Proposed to Regulatory Language at April Meeting

NOTE:  Since publishing this blog post, the Department released an updated document that includes proposed wording resulting from discussion at the April meeting. — Russ Members of the U.S. Department of Education’s Negotiated Rulemaking Committee proposed many options for the federal rules that institutions would need to meet regarding the state authorization of distance education. […]

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Proposed State Authorization Regulations (Second Set): Provide Your Feedback

April 7, 2014 Provide your input on some proposed federal regulations regarding state authorization and distance education. If you are concerned, inform the Department of Education. The U.S. Department of Education’s Negotiated Rulemaking Committee is discussing the possible return of the federal regulation requiring institutions to be authorized in each state in which it enrolls […]

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SHEEO State Authorization Survey: Updates and Trends

Thank you to our guest bloggers Marianne Boeke of NCHEMS and Sharmila Basu Mann of SHEEO.  Both of their organizations share the same building as WCET, and we have enjoyed working together with them on the state authorization issue.  With funding from WCET’s State Authorization Network, we’ve been able to support Marianne’s work in helping […]

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Now is Not the Time to Relax (or Even to Panic)

Michael Goldstein and Greg Ferenbach represent Dow Lohnes, a Washington, DC firm with one of its specializations in higher education law.  They have been very helpful in interpreting the federal versions of the state authorization regulation.  After our post yesterday on the timeline, they thought it would be helpful to provide their reading on the […]

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