State Authorization Q&As—What You Need to Know Right Now

In the July 22, 2019 Electronic Announcement, “Compliance with the 2016 State Authorization Regulations Questions and Answers,” the Department of Education (ED) announced that the 2016 changes to the state authorization regulations retroactively took effect on May 26, 2019. The Dec. 19, 2016 Final Rule changes the state authorization requirements and adds new disclosures for distance education and correspondence courses and programs. The following AskRegs Q&As may assist you in understanding and implementing the regulatory changes.

What Is the Status of the State Authorization Requirements Under the Program Integrity Regulations?

What State Authorization Disclosure Requirements Became Effective Retroactively on May 26, 2019?

Are the State Authorization Rules For Distance Education Courses Applied By Program, By Student, or By Course?

Which States Comply With the Distance Education State Authorization Requirements?

Does California Meet State Authorization Rules for Distance Education and Correspondence Courses?

Is State Authorization Required for Courses Offered Partially Online?


Publication Date: 8/7/2019

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