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Update on Issues Affecting Veterans Benefits

Published by: ewalton | 11/11/2021 | 0 comments

Thank you to our many military veterans! As we look forward to Veterans Day, we wish to honor the men and women who serve and who have served in the U.S. Armed Services. WCET Frontiers frequently shares information regarding Veterans Benefits about the issues related to students receiving benefits while participating in distance learning. Institution […]

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Institutional Compliance by August 1, 2021 – When Serving Students Receiving Veterans Benefits

Published by: Lindsey Downs | 7/21/2021 | 0 comments

Institutions that offer programs to students who utilize Veterans Benefits must be aware of institutional compliance requirements that are to be observed by August 1, 2021. Our colleague Leah Matthews, Executive Director and CEO, Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC), joins me today to explain what the law is and to highlight several sections institutions that […]

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The Round-Out Rule and What Institutions and Military-Affiliated Students Need to Know

Published by: Lindsey Downs | 4/29/2021 | 0 comments

For the last several years, WCET has shared about the implications on GI Benefits for Veterans who participate in courses solely online. Student utilizing GI Bill benefits who participate in a full-term course load solely at a distance are eligible through Federal law to receive only half the Monthly Housing Allowance (MHA) of the eligible […]

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Federal Distance/Digital Actions of the Outgoing Administration and Congress

Published by: Lindsey Rae Downs | 1/28/2021 | 0 comments

Since the inauguration, we have been very focused on what Jed Bartlett would say is “what’s next?” WCET Frontiers will be publishing a great deal in the weeks to come about the priorities of the new Biden Administration. However, today we share a look back on the pre-inauguration activities of Congress and the Department of […]

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Season Shifts and Policy Changes: Important Rule Changes You May Have Missed

Published by: Lindsey Rae Downs | 10/23/2020 | 0 comments

Have you had the opportunity to notice that some parts of the U.S. have seen a change in the weather and the trees? To say that this fall has been busy is quite an understatement! We know that everyone has placed significant focus on the development and implementation of strategies to safely maintain academic continuity. […]

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Support for Veterans Shown by Congress’ Quick Response to Preserve GI Benefits during COVID-19

Published by: Lindsey Rae Downs | 3/23/2020 | 3 comments

The dynamic conversion of face-to-face courses to online format at post-secondary institutions nationwide due to the closing of campuses in response to the COVID-19 pandemic became a concern for our nation’s veterans who rely on GI Bill benefits. As we previously reported, institutions that provide GI Bill benefits to veterans for programs must follow a […]

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GI Bill Guidance Provides Some Relief and Real Challenges for Veteran Students

Published by: Lindsey Rae Downs | 3/17/2020 | 2 comments

***Updated 3/17/2020 2:50 PM MT time*** We are pleased to share that although the guidance we referenced in the article below was provided by the Veterans Administration (VA) on March 13, 2020, the VA rescinded this guidance. Senate Bill, S.3503, was introduced on March 16, 2020 and passed the same night. It is anticipated that […]

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Hybrid Classes for Veteran Students – Cheers to the VA!

Published by: Lindsey Rae Downs | 11/15/2019 | 3 comments

Two previous WCET Frontiers posts (post 1, post 2) addressed the issue of housing allowances for students who are Veterans and taking online courses. Today and appropriately during Veteran’s Day week, we’re happy to welcome Mark Haskins of Pierce College to provide an exciting update on this issue. As he says, cheers to the VA […]

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Don’t Wait Out the Federal Rulemaking: These State Authorization Related Federal Regulations are Currently Enforceable!

Published by: Erin Noelle Walton | 2/15/2019 | 1 comments

Dan Silverman, WCET/State Authorization Network Assistant Director, and I are taking a brief break from the coverage of Negotiated Rulemaking as it affects State Authorization. We remembered that we needed to make good on a promise we made last summer to more fully explain several other currently effective Federal Regulations that relate to the work […]

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Converting Experience into Credit: Lessons in Serving Military-related (or Any) Students

Published by: Lindsey Rae Downs | 8/10/2017 | 1 comments

When we asked Sara Appel to write a guest blog post for us, we did not know we would also be advocating for increased GI Bill benefits, but it fits in with the unexpected military theme. But, it’s more than that. Sara’s project for the Midwestern Higher Education Compact provides us with great lessons in […]

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