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Higher Education and Accreditation: A Dialogue with the U.S. Secretary of Education (Part 2)

In addition to assuring that innovation is encouraged and that changes in higher education are accommodated within quality-based oversight, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and higher education can work to make the accreditation system a bit less burdensome. Electronics have simplified data collection but, for most accreditation reviews, the amount of data now required can More Info »

How Accommodating is Your College?

By Darren K. Sharp, Partner, Co-leader of the Higher Education Industry Team, Armstrong Teasdale
College students with disabilities are afforded legal rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act (§504), including the right to seek reasonable accommodations from their schools to participate and succeed in their academic careers. This article addresses the more common legal accommodations provided under applicable federal statutes.