The federal rule-making process can be confusing. Here are the answers to your pressing questions about how it might affect distance education and innovative programs.
Raise your hand if the following sentence leaves you confused: this week the distance education subcommittee of the Department of Education’s negotiated rule-making panel met for the final time ahead of two more rounds of main committee meetings, which could lead to consensus on major changes to federal policy around accreditation and innovation.
“Inside Digital Learning” is here to help. We’ve been covering the convoluted process since it began in January (see sidebar below for all of our reports). We know firsthand how difficult it can be to separate what’s important and urgent from what’s simply noisy.