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The State Authorization Network

The leader for guidance and support for navigating regulatory compliance for out-of-state activities of post-secondary institutions.

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Monthly Updates (June)

June 11, 2018 - Massachusetts and Puerto Rico Join SARA;  NC-SARA

June 1, 2018 - WCET, NC-SARA, DEAC provided comments to the Department of Education regarding proposed delay of 2016 Federal Regulations.

May 25, 2018 - Federal Register:  Department of ED proposes 2 year delay of Federal regulations for State Authorization to provide adequate time to conduct negotiated rulemaking to reconsider and possibly revise the regulations.


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SAN sponsored analysis, best practices, training, timely updates, and resources are provided for SAN Members.

State Authorization 101

Introductory material to understand the foundation of state authorization compliance.


 Members share information and obtain direction and assistance through:

  • Training workshops and webcasts.
  • Discussions with regulators and experts.
  • Monthly calls , email discussions, and face to face meetings.
  • Research reports and state-by-state analyses.
  • Reciprocity advice.

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