Tag: Distance Learning

Is Early Implementation of ED’s New State Authorization for Distance Rule Right for Your Institution?

Nancy Anderson, Caitlyn Shelby and Paul Thompson

The new state authorization for distance education regulations impose two key requirements and contain important differences from the 2016 rule that is currently in effect. We outline these and other key implementation points in this post.

ED Publishes Final State Authorization for Distance Education Rule

Nancy Anderson, Caitlyn Shelby and Paul Thompson

On Friday, November 1, the Department of Education published its final state authorization for distance education regulations in the Federal Register.

Accreditation and Innovation Neg Reg Makes Slow Progress

Mike Goldstein, Naomi Harralson May and Caitlyn Shelby

The US Department of Education has extended the negotiated rulemaking process and walked back its most controversial proposals.

Accreditation and Innovation Neg Reg Opens to Controversy over Significant ED Proposals

Jay Vaughan, Mike Goldstein, Naomi Harralson May and Caitlyn Shelby

The US Department of Education and the panel of 20-plus negotiators this week concluded their first round of discussions on a sweeping set of proposed new rules affecting the regulation of accrediting bodies, distance education and other matters.

California BPPE Announces Changes to the Student Tuition Recovery Fund

Kate Lee Carey

The California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education recently published amended regulations governing the Student Tuition Recovery Fund effective as of August 10, 2017. The changes will impact institutions approved to operate by the BPPE and institutions that have registered as out-of-state distance learning providers.

Reminder: July 1 Deadline for Out-of-State Schools to Register to Enroll Distance Learning Students in California

Kate Lee Carey

Effective July 1, private postsecondary institutions outside of California that enroll California students are generally subject to new “Out-of-State Institution Registration” regulations.