U.S. Department of Education Seeks Comments on New Rules to Govern Distance Learning for Higher Education Students

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has proposed new rules that would govern distance learning for higher education students. Work on the proposed Distance Learning and Innovation regulation started more than a year ago; however, the COVID-19 National Emergency emphasizes the need for all educational institutions to have a robust capacity to teach remotely.

Please submit comments by May 4, 2020 via the Federal eRulemaking Portal or via postal mail, commercial delivery, or hand delivery. Comments will be made available for public viewing.

For more information, see the full article Coronavirus Public Health Emergency Underscores Need for Department of Education’s Proposed Distance Learning Rules