State Approval: 'Dear Colleague' Letter Analyzed & My Call for Delay
March 17, 2011
The long-awaiting ‘Dear Colleague’ letter is now here. The letter is meant to answer outstanding questions on this regulation. Sometimes it succeeds and sometimes it fails.
Eduardo Ochoa, Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education, reminds us that: “this guidance is provided to assist institutions with understanding the changes to the regulations in these areas, and does not make any changes to the regulations. Affected parties are responsible for taking the steps necessary to comply by the effective dates established by the final regulations.” […]