More Federal Rulemaking Excitement for Distance Ed Fans…and Next Steps
Earlier this week, we shared some very important issues from recent Federal rulemaking that will likely have a big effect on distance education. You probably have heard much more about the other “bigger” issues addressed during this rulemaking such as the 90/10 Rule and Gainful Employment. Our reporting on the 2022 Institutional and Programmatic Eligibility Committee has been primarily focused on surprises found in “Section 32” of Issue #6, Certification Procedures due to the potential effect on distance learning providers.
However, we would like to share a bit more about the rulemaking committee’s outcomes and point your attention to a few other issues that could affect serving students by distance education. We will start with a rulemaking timeline recap and close with more information about how you can be involved in the rulemaking process moving forward.[...]