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Colleges Are Slow to Seek Authorization in Other States, Survey Finds

By Rachel Wiseman

A majority of colleges that offer distance-education programs outside their home state have not sought approval to educate students in those other states, a new survey has found.  The survey, conducted in July by the University Professional & Continuing Education Association and the WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies, examined how member institutions from those two organizations were responding to the federal “state authorization” rule, which requires colleges to comply with laws in all states where they enroll students to be eligible to receive federal student aid.  Although a portion of the rule affecting distance education was recently struck down by a federal judge, state regulations remain in effect.

Continued at: http://chronicle.com/article/Colleges-Are-Slow-to-Seek/128717/?sid=at&utm_source=at&utm_medium=en

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