Comments in Response to Proposed NC-SARA Manual Modification

September 11, 2020

The NC-SARA Board of Directors are holding a meeting in October 2020, and TICAS submitted comments with partners in advance of the meeting expressing concerns about proposed changes to the NC-SARA manual, as well as offering recommendations for NC-SARA to consider given the increase in online education in the wake of COVID-19, to inform their discussion.


New Report Outlines Path Forward on Interstate Distance Education Oversight

August 28, 2018

Three million Americans now go to college entirely online, including 1.3 million enrolled at a school online in a state other than where they live. This represents an important new choice for students, but also a new challenge for states seeking to ensure the quality of the education provided to residents. Report outlines improvements to federal rules and ways states can collaborate...


Going the Distance: Consumer Protection for Students Who Attend College Online

August 28, 2018

Three million Americans now go to college entirely online, including 1.3 million enrolled at a school online in a state other than where they live. This represents an important new choice for students, but also a new challenge for states seeking to ensure the quality of the education provided to residents. This report outlines improvements to federal rules and ways states can...


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TICAS Comments on State Authorization and Distance Education

June 12, 2018

Comments urging the Department of Education to reconsider its proposed two-year delay of final regulations related to the state authorization of distance education institutions and foreign locations, and to implement the regulations as originally scheduled. TICAS believes that the concerns the Department has about the rule can be resolved through guidance and technical assistance,...