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Progress on New Federal Electronic Instructional Materials Accessibility Legislation

Published by: WCET | 9/21/2015

In today’s blog post, we have a conversation with Jarret Cummings, EDUCAUSE’s Director of Policy and External Relations. Jarret has helped lead negotiations on new federal legislation that would facilitate the development of voluntary accessibility guidelines for electronic instructional materials […]

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Four Recommendations for the Higher Ed Act Reauthorization

Published by: WCET | 6/4/2015

Some new federal regulations may be coming your way and we need to make our voice heard. We need your help in addressing concerns in four areas: ensuring equity for financial aid, student identity, accessibility, and state authorization of distance […]

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Five more years of inaccessibility?

Published by: WCET | 5/16/2013

WCET welcomes Lauren McLarney of the National Federation of the Blind in giving us some recent history of and the next steps for proposed regulations regarding accessibility to educational technologies for those with disabilities.  Thank you Lauren. I was in […]

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Web Accessibility: What Will It Take to Sustain Online Accessibility?

Published by: WCET | 3/16/2011

The 2010 Managing Online Education survey had a very disturbing finding considering that distance education has moved beyond its nascent years. We learned that many campuses do not have formal policies and procedures to assure that their online courses and […]

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