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Department of Education, 6/2/11

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Link to the final regulations released by the Department of Education. There is also some explanation of the regulations and the Department's reasoning. There is a significant amount of analysis of the regulations as well.

Mark Kantrowitz analysis

Coalition for Educational Success statement

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American Council on Education, 3/10/11

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Letter from ACE representing more than 70 organizations requesting assistance from Representative Virginia Foxx (R-NC) in "obtaining a one-year extension in the effective date" of the credit hour and state authorization regulations. ACE and the other signers oppose these regulations because they "will have little or no effect in curbing fraud and abuse, but they could do enormous damage to the quality and diversity of postsecondary academic offerings."

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AuthorKeith Blakeman

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American Council on Education, 3/2/11

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This letter to Secretary Duncan on behalf of 60 higher education organizations outlines concerns about the state authorization rule scheduled to take effect in July 2011. "We believe the best course of action would be to rescind the new state authorization regulation in its entirety. This is a conclusion we have not reached lightly and only after determining that our concerns cannot be addressed through modification."

 

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AuthorKeith Blakeman

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American Council on Education, 12/22/10

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This letter includes a large number of questions raised by institutions and ACE regarding how to implement the new incentive compensation rules. The questions reveal that the Department did not fully consider the consequences of the change in regulatory language throughout all sectors of higher education.

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AuthorKeith Blakeman

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Randy Proto, 9/9/10

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Response and comments from Randy Proto, CEO of American Institute. Proto argues that the current rule has the potential to produce negative consequences for students. He advocates delay and further analysis and makes a series of specific recommendations for change.

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AuthorKeith Blakeman