See the Distance Learning and State Authorization Update below to learn what happens next with SARA.
Distance Learning and State Authorization Update:
At this year's annual conference, we presented information about the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA) for those colleges offering distance learning. SARA now has a website and information is available on status, next steps, etc. We promised that we would keep you all informed. From SARA's new website:
"The State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement is an agreement among member states, districts and territories that establishes comparable national standards for interstate offering of postsecondary distance education courses and programs. It is intended to make it easier for students to take online courses offered by postsecondary institutions based in another state. SARA is overseen by a National Council and administered by four regional education compacts."