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Federal Regulations Negotiated Rulemaking: Call for Action

Brandie Elliott

In the final week of U.S. Department of Education negotiated rulemaking proceedings, one topic may directly impact and drastically limit reciprocity through the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA).

2019 Federal Regulations are on the Horizon

Brandie Elliott

As you have undoubtedly heard by now, the Department of Education 2019 Negotiated Rulemaking on Accreditation and Innovation has reached a consensus, surprising many. Consensus means that the...

2016 Federal Regulations are Currently in Effect

Brandie Elliott

Recap: At the end of April, there was a court ruling from the 2016 Delayed State Authorization Federal Regulations Lawsuit that the 2016 federal regulations would become effective. The U.S. Magistrate...

NC-SARA Updates 2019

Brandie Elliott

The National Council of State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) has been busy this summer, adding a number of updates to its web site:

Widespread Panic

Brandie Elliott

The Issue

The National Education Association et al filed a lawsuit against Betsy Devos in regards to the July 2019 delay of the 2016 Federal Regulations. The regulation became effective retroactively...

State Spotlight: Colorado

Brandie Elliott

Deciphering the workers’ compensation policy in Colorado can be confusing when it comes to student learning placements. MoKanSan spoke with Julie Yakes, Manager of the Self-Insurance & Coverage...

Secretary of State: To Register or Not to Register?

Brandie Elliott

Secretary of State: To Register or Not to Register? That is the question that plagues many individuals responsible for state authorization at their institution.

A number of states require out-of...

Notifying Students About Professional Licensure Issues

Brandie Elliott

This past November, the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) posted a blog of interest regarding professional licensure issues and student notifications.


Negotiated Rulemaking for Higher Ed

Brandie Elliott

Stay up to date on the Negotiated Rulemaking for Higher Education with background information, session dates, documents, recordings, and live streaming of committee sessions. The website can be found ...