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2022 SANsational Award Winners Present Promising Compliance Solutions

Published by: Lindsey Downs | 1/4/2023

Three postsecondary institutions each earned a 2022 SANsational Award for the creation of innovative processes and structures to manage state and federal regulatory compliance for out-of-state activities of the postsecondary institution. Since 2015, the State Authorization Network (SAN), a division […]

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Regular and Substantive Interaction Update: Where Do We Go from Here?

Published by: Lindsey Downs | 11/8/2022

What is “Regular and Substantive Interaction”? Congress created a distinction between the definitions of “distance education” and “correspondence education” for purposes of federal financial aid eligibility. The distinction is that distance education courses include “regular and substantive interaction” (or RSI) […]

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Accreditation, Quality, and Changes in Digital Learning

Published by: ewalton | 5/17/2022

The changing nature of digital learning and postsecondary education in the post-COVID era has brought new opportunities and challenges for the quality assurance provided by the accreditation process. In a preview of a plenary session to be held at the […]

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A Timely Case Study on Federal Rulemaking

Published by: Lindsey Downs | 6/1/2021

Regular readers of WCET Frontiers will recall that we avidly follow the U.S. Department of Education’s quest to develop regulations through the negotiated rulemaking process. Rulemaking is a complicated and intriguing process. Our colleagues, Jeannie Yockey-Fine with NC-SARA and Shari […]

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2020 Top 10 Frontiers Blog Posts

Published by: Lindsey Rae Downs | 12/18/2020

It’s that time again – let’s take a look at 2020’s Top 10 Frontiers blog posts based on views by you, our readers! Thank you for your support of WCET Frontiers through your subscriptions, comments, sharing, and guest authoring! 2020 […]

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