Washington Insights: January 2017
On December 19, 2016, the Department of Education published in the Federal Register its final rule on state authorization requirements for institutions offering distance education and correspondence courses. Also, on January 5, 2017, Secretary of Education John B. King, Jr. delivered his exit memo, Giving Every Student a Fair Shot: Progress Under the Obama Administration's Education Agenda to the President. The document outlines the Department's progress and lays out the framework for sustaining that progress. Read about these activities and more, including the Department of Education's final debt-to-earning rates for gainful employment, in the January 2017 Washington Insights.
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The Washington Insights provides the latest news, guidance, and inside-the-beltway advice on the complex subject of financial aid in higher education. Washington Insights is prepared by Dr. Sharon Bob, Ph.D., the Distance Education Accrediting Commission's Special Consultant on Student Aid.