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Ready or Not, Here It Comes! New Regulations When Offering Programs Leading to a License Effective July 1!

Published by: WCET | 5/16/2024

There is no more hiding from the eventuality of the effective date for new Federal regulations affecting the institutions serving students in programs leading to a license or certification. Institutions and the U.S. Department of Education (Department) have a common goal to support a student participating in an educational program leading to a state license […]

Policy

Call for Action: Contact Elected Officials About Proposed Distance Education Regulations

Published by: WCET | 4/5/2024

Important proposed regulations affecting distance education were discussed during the Department of Education’s Program Integrity and Institutional Quality negotiated rulemaking sessions that ended on March 7. In brief, you should take action: The Background On March 20th, we published a blog update on the final week of negotiated rulemaking. Despite tons of suggestions and hours of […]

Policy

ED’s New Proposed Regulations: Part 1, State Authorization Reciprocity

Published by: WCET | 5/24/2023

Big changes could be in store for institutions that offer programs in other states and for the students they serve. This might surprise you as recent press articles about the Department of Education’s new proposed regulations focused solely on Gainful […]

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Digital Learning: A Mystery about Pending Federal Rules

Published by: WCET | 6/14/2022

It has been an action-packed year thus far on the Federal regulatory front. In January, we shared a preview of the “coming attractions” and encouraged you to grab some popcorn and watch along with us. And, while we’re only through […]

Practice

More Federal Rulemaking Excitement for Distance Ed Fans…and Next Steps

Published by: WCET | 3/24/2022

Earlier this week, we shared some very important issues from recent Federal rulemaking that will likely have a big effect on distance education. You probably have heard much more about the other “bigger” issues addressed during this rulemaking such as […]

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Excited about March Madness? Proposed Section 32 Will Excite Distance Ed Fans

Published by: WCET | 3/21/2022

Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash The annual NCAA college basketball tournament, celebrated nationally and called the “Big Dance” or “March Madness,” began last week with great hoopla. Simultaneously, another form of “competition” occurred – the final week of the […]

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A Timely Case Study on Federal Rulemaking

Published by: WCET | 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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