On March 12, 2015, Senator Kirk Watson introduced SB 1470, which would authorize Texas to participate in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA).
On February 27, 2015, Senator Marty Block introduced SB 634, which would authorize California to participate in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA).
New Hampshire is joining a growing nationwide network of states that will make distance education courses more accessible to students across state lines and make it easier for states to regulate and institutions to participate in interstate distance education.
Join Radio Higher Ed co-hosts Kathryn Dodge, Alison Griffin and Elise Scanlon for a conversation with Dr. Marshall Hill, Executive Director for Nebraska’s Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education.
The Lumina Foundation is putting $2.3 million behind a growing effort to reduce the regulatory burden on institutions that offer online courses to students across state lines, according to the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education.
An outspoken advocate for affordable college tuition in Nebraska has left his post as director of the Nebraska Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education to lead an effort to make online courses more accessible.
The National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements, an initiative to simplify the process by which distance education providers are authorized to operate in individual states, has begun staffing its central and regional offices.
Kansas higher education officials on Tuesday expressed support for a national plan that they said would make it easier to enroll online students from other states.