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Monthly Updates (October)

Open Forum - October 9 , 2018; Ask your questions to the Expert of the Month: Jason Piatt, Director, Kent State University.  Topic:  Digital Accessibility

October 4, 2018 - NC-SARA Request for Comments on 2 Proposed Modifications regarding provisional status sections and responding to questions & requests to modify SARA Policies. Deadline Oct. 19, 2018.

October 1, 2018 - October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month! See WCET Issue Page:  Data Protection and Privacy

September 17, 2018 - Inaugural SAN Advisory Group Election Results.  Thank you to the candidates and all who participated.

August 23, 2018 - NEA, CTA, Shane Heiman, Kwyn Uyehara & Stephanie Portilla v. U.S. Department of Higher Education.  Lawsuit regarding the delayed announcement (July 3, 2018) by the Department of the July 1, 2018 Effective Date Delay of Selected Provisions of the December 2016 regulations.  

July 31, 2018 - Federal Register:  Department's Intent to establish negotiated rulemaking committee.  

July 3, 2018 - Federal Register:  Department Delays Selected Provisions of the December 2016 regulations until July 1, 2020.  Delayed regulations include:  600.2, 600.9(c), 668.50.  Not delayed is 600.9(d) and therefore effective July 1, 2018.


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