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Sen. David Pearce, R-Warrensburg, announced Missouri is the latest state to join the Midwestern State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement.

West Virginia is joining a movement that makes it easier for students to take online college courses offered by campuses in other states.

South Dakota is joining a national effort to make distance education more accessible to college students across state lines.

South Dakota is joining a national effort to make distance education more accessible to college students across state lines.

Pearson, a sponsor of National Distance Learning Week (NDLW), will be co-hosting several online events with the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) and the Online Learning Consortium (OLC), as part of National Distance Learning Week (NDLW). Sponsored by USDLA, NDLW will be celebrated on November 10-14, 2014.

Out-of-State Online Learning Reciprocity (October 29, 2014)

Imagine being a Virginia resident obtaining an Ivy League education at a school such as Harvard—without having to pay all the costs associated with an out-of-state college experience.
 

Louisiana Joins Distance Ed Agreement to Promote Access (October 17, 2014)

Effective December 1, 2014, Louisiana will become one of the first SREB states to participate in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (SARA).
 

Missouri and Kansas Pass Legislation on State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements for Distance Education (August 4, 2014)

Missouri is one of the most recent states to pass legislation authorizing an interstate reciprocity agreement for distance education providers. Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon signed House Bill 1389 in June, with the legislation set to go into effect August 28, 2014
 

Quinn signs higher education legislation at the Illini Union (July 25, 2014)

Gov. Pat Quinn came to the University campus Friday to sign a bill that has far-reaching effects on higher education throughout Illinois.
 

SCHEV to Consider Major Move in Distance Education (July 16, 2014)

The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) will act on a multi-state reciprocity agreement that will help the Commonwealth’s colleges and universities make the most of their online offerings.
 

The State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA): A Good Idea Whose Time Has Come (May 23, 2014)

As of mid-April 2014, two states (Indiana and North Dakota) have joined SARA, 13 states have passed legislation enabling their participation in SARA, 10 have similar legislation pending, and five states have determined that they need no statutory changes in order to participate.
 

Expanding student access to online courses among goals of new interstate agreements (May 8, 2014)

At the start of the 2012-13 school year, online enrollment accounted for more than one-third of total enrollment at the nation’s degree-granting postsecondary institutions.
 

N.D. approved as member of MSARA (April 16, 2014)

The Midwestern Higher Education Compact (MHEC) announced Wednesday that North Dakota was approved as the second member of the Midwestern State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement. The State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement is a national collaboration among states to streamline state authorization requirements.
 

VCSU Participates In Online Reciprocity Agreement (April 10, 2014)

Valley City State University is the first of four North Dakota University System institutions approved to participate in the Midwestern State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement.
 

North Dakota Joins SARA; First Institutions Approved (April 8, 2014)

North Dakota has been approved by the Midwestern Higher Education Compact (MHEC) as the second state to join the Midwestern State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (M-SARA).
 

Oregon Senate approves distance education agreement bill (March 4, 2014)

Oregon State University and other Oregon colleges can soon enter interstate distance education agreements faster than before.
 

First State Approved for Distance Ed Reciprocity (February 25, 2014)

Indiana has become the first state to join a national initiative aimed at making it easier for distance education programs to obtain the necessary regulatory approvals when they enroll students across state lines.
 

Indiana clears online learning regulatory hurdles (February 25, 2014)

A major initiative to ease the regulatory burdens of online learning across state lines found its first ally this week as the state of Indiana joined the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA).
 

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