Final Rule: Institutional Eligibility Under the HEA and Recognition of Accrediting Agencies

Federal Register: October 27, 2009
Volume 74, Number 206
[Rules and Regulations]
[Page 55413-55435]
[pdf version of document]

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
34 CFR Parts 600 and 602
RIN 1840-AD00
[Docket ID ED-2009-OPE-0009]

Institutional Eligibility Under the Higher Education Act of 1965, as Amended, and the Secretary's Recognition of Accrediting Agencies

AGENCY: Office of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education.
ACTION: Final rule.
SUMMARY: The Secretary amends its regulations governing institutional eligibility and the Secretary's recognition of accrediting agencies. The Secretary is amending these regulations to implement changes to the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA), resulting from enactment of the Higher Education Reconciliation Act of 2005 (HERA), and the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), and to clarify, improve, and update the current regulations.

DATES: These regulations are effective July 1, 2010.

 

Publication Date: 10/27/2009


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