Comment | March 15, 2022

Comments in Response to the Proposed NC-SARA Policy Modification Process

The National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) manages a reciprocity agreement relating to online interstate higher education. NC-SARA put out a call for comments on their proposed Policy Modification Process. Unfortunately, NC-SARA’s decision-making process has structural and substantive deficiencies that are not addressed by the proposal, and may in fact be exacerbated by the proposals. These deficiencies will require significant policy modifications and restructuring efforts, primarily focused on student needs and interests, and TICAS prepared recommendations for substantial organizational changes which were shared with NC-SARA leadership.