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All educational institutions must sign the revised Department of Defense (DoD) Voluntary Education Partnership Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) by September 5, 2014, if they wish to offer Tuition Assistance (TA) to their students in the military.
States protect consumers of higher education by expecting colleges to follow their laws and in many cases, seeking approval before serving students in their state.
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Institutions must have appropriate internal controls to prevent, detect, and report suspected fraud or abuse of federal financial aid funds.
Salt Lake City, UT The WCET Leadership Summits are designed to bring together educational leaders and practitioners from forward-thinking institutions and enterprises that are actively pursuing answers to the big questions in higher education.
Little Rock, AK What is the WCET SAN Compliance Workshop at NASASPS? The Workshop is a two-day event whereby our members can meet, talk, and work on state authorization compliance issues. In the hands-on participatory Workshop, participants:
What is the legal basis for so many of those pesky federal regulations that have gotten your attention over the past few years? The Higher Education Act of 1965. The law is supposed to be "reauthorized" every five years, and Congress has begun its work on its rewrite of what will be the next iteration of the HEA.
In 2013, the Department of Education and the President encouraged institutions to consider incorporating CBE programs to aid attainment and affordability goals, and provided guidance for offering federal financial aid.
In order for distance learning programs to provide the "college experience" that many of these students need to encourage their continued education, we must deliver engaging courses, but also present a co-curricular experience to them on their own virtual turf.
The national initiative, the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA) will create interstate reciprocity in the regulation of postsecondary distance education.