Educating Members on Advocacy Issues

Following are regulatory and legislative articles and updates of relevance to the digital learning community as provided by the TxDLA Public Policy Committee. The Public Policy Committee advocates TxDLA positions to policy makers including government officials, legislative committees, and agencies that influence actions.

Latest Public Policy Updates

DOJ Releases Final Rule on Web Accessibility

April 19, 2024

On April 8, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) released its Final Rule to revise existing regulations implementing Title II of the…

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Major Changes to Distance Ed: Department of Education Rulemaking Final Session Update

March 20, 2024

Major changes loom on the horizon for postsecondary distance education programs in the United States, but we are now in…

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Proposed Changes to Digital & Distance Education Rules

February 5, 2024

Proposed changes to federal rules around digital and distance education are currently being discussed, according to an update from TxDLA’s…

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Trump, Congress, and Education in 2018: Eight Big Questions

January 3, 2018

There’s plenty of suspense heading into President Donald Trump’s second year in office when it comes to education, and some big…

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New Regulations Require Health Services Web Page for Higher Ed

November 2, 2017

Health Services Web Page: Rex Peebles, Assistant Commissioner of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, sent a notification which states…

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New Regulations for Professional Licensure Notifications

November 2, 2017

85R HB 1508 requires institutions to provide individual notice to each applicant and enrollee if a criminal conviction would make…

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Does Your Distance Education Program Cross the State Line?

August 1, 2017

Is your institution aware of the legal issues and the requirements of State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements? The State Authorization Reciprocity…

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Attend TxDLA’s Fall Leadership Workshop

July 24, 2017

One of the best ways to get involved with TxDLA is to attend the annual Fall Leadership Workshop. You do…

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TxDLA Announces Creation of the Texas State Authorization Network

April 7, 2017

TxDLA is proud to announce the creation of the Texas State Authorization Network (TxSAN).  The TxSAN purpose is to connect…

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Higher Education Supplement to the National Ed Tech Plan Released

January 24, 2017

The Higher Education Supplement to the National Ed Tech Plan has been released. Download the entire supplment: Three reasons to…

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