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Major Changes to Distance Ed: Department of Education Rulemaking Week 2 Update

Published by: WCET | 2/13/2024

The film Nyad is sometimes difficult to watch as the titular character braves her way through a Cuba to Florida swim that took 53 hours of non-stop swimming. Along the way she is besieged by poisonous jellyfish, sharks, exhaustion, and the constant battering of waves. We feel a connection with her. Last week was the […]

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Top 12 WCET Frontiers Posts of 2023

Published by: WCET | 2/2/2024

Happy 2024! I know you are probably a little sick of top 10 lists for things that went well, were trendy, or went poorly in 2023. So, I’ve made a top 12 list instead. Today we’re looking at our readership and views for the WCET Frontiers blog over the past year. In 2023, we published […]

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Major Changes to Distance Ed Proposed: Department of Education Back to Rulemaking Table

Published by: WCET | 1/18/2024

Here we go again! Significant changes to postsecondary distance education operations emerged from the U.S. Department of Education’s (Department) Winter 2024 negotiated rulemaking discussion. The proposed changes could be huge and we suggest you read or scroll through this post to see what might affect you and your students. For example, state authorization reciprocity could […]

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Celebrating Success: The 2023 SANsational Award Winners Are Unveiled

Published by: WCET | 12/14/2023

In the realm of excellence, there are those who go above and beyond to achieve greatness. Their dedication, passion, and outstanding contributions set them apart, and it is important to honor those contributions with prestigious awards. Today, the State Authorization Network (SAN), a division of WCET – the WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies, not only […]

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Veterans Day History and Policy Issues to Watch When Serving Veterans

Published by: WCET | 11/10/2023

WCET would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge and show appreciation for our veterans and military affiliated families. Thank you to those who currently serve and have served in the U.S. Armed Services. WCET Frontiers would like to honor our veterans by sharing about the history of Veterans Day and also share some updates […]

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New Federal Regulations, Part 2: Addressing Compliance with State Closure Laws and the Impact on Interstate Reciprocity Agreements

Published by: WCET | 10/31/2023

This is the second of our two-part blog post series on the recently released U.S. Department of Education regulations. The first covered new rules regarding programs leading to professional licensure. This one is about institutions complying with closure requirements in each state in which it serves students. We, especially, analyze the impact on the more […]

Policy

New Federal Regulations, Part 1: Addressing Programs Leading to a License or Certification

Published by: WCET |

This is the first of our two-part blog post series on the recently released U.S. Department of Education (the Department) regulations. This post covers new regulations regarding programs leading to professional licensure. The second post is about institutions complying with closure requirements in each state in which it serves students. We have made the Federal […]

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The Evolution of Compliance For State Authorization of Distance Education

Published by: WCET | 10/17/2023

The State Authorization Network (SAN) is pleased to release a very thorough examination of state authorization of distance education through the lens of a colleague who witnessed many steps in the development of consumer protections for students participating in interstate […]

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