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Is the DOE backing down on proposed State Authorization regulations?

Now witness the firepower of this fully written and delivered WCET / UPCEA /Sloan-C letter! – D. Poulin One of the policies that we’re tracking at e-Literate is the proposed State Authorization regulation that the US Department of Education (DOE) has been … Continue reading

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WCET, UPCEA & Sloan-C call on DOE to change State Authorization proposal

What does it take to get all of the higher education institutions and associations to agree? Apparently the answer is for the Department of Education to propose its new State Authorization regulations. As part of DOE’s negotiated rulemaking process over the … Continue reading

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A response to new NCES report on distance education

By Phil Hill and Russ Poulin, cross-posted to WCET blog Last week the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) released a new report analyzing the new IPEDS data on distance education. The report, titled Enrollment in Distance Education Courses, by State: … Continue reading

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DOE Doubles Down on State Authorization: 25x increase in regulatory language

Now that the Kabuki Theatre of the Department of Education’s negotiated rulemaking process has finished its penultimate act, can we all act surprised that the likely result includes the proposed State Authorization regulations growing by a factor of 25 with no … Continue reading

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Proposed State Authorization: Dramatic increase in federal control of distance ed

The Department of Education (DOE) released their proposed State Authorization regulations this week as part of the negotiated rulemaking process that seeks to replace previous rules struck down by courts in 2011. While the new process is more transparent than … Continue reading

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