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DCL April 2016 Flexibility in Review by Ted Mitchell This letter provides clarification for federally recognized accrediting agencies on the flexibility that they have in differentiating their reviews of institutions and programs, and encourages use of that flexibility to focus monitoring and resources on student achievement and problematic institutions or programs. Opens in new window
Dear Colleague Letter January 11, 2010 This letter provides guidance concerning how the Department interprets each of the new provisions of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA), added by the HEOA and, as appropriate, identifies the portions of the regulations reflecting these changes that will be effective on July 1, 2010. Opens in new window