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Monthly Updates (September)

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.  

August 24, 2018 - WCET/SAN Members:  Election of SAN Advisory Group Now Open - Log In required - Voting closes September 12, 2018.

July 31, 2018 - Federal Register:  Department's Intent to establish negotiated rulemaking committee.  Comment period until Sept 14, 2018.  Public Hearings:  Sept. 6, 2018 – Washington, DC; Sept 11, 2018 – New Orleans, LA; Sept 13, 2018, Sturtevant, WI. 

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.

Open Forum  - September 11 , 2018; Ask your questions to the Expert of the Month: Tanya Spilovoy, Director, Open Policy, WCET.  Topic:  Open Education Resources (OER): State Policy and Practice

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