Lawmakers Consider How Best to Provide More Aid to Distance-Education Students
By Karla Haworth
The Chronicle of Higher Education

This article discusses two issues of interest to all parties involved in distance learning:

  1. which students should receive federal aid; and
  2. how can the quality of the programs in which those students are enrolled be monitored? The article reviews where the thinking is on these subjects both in Congress and in the accreditation arena.

Open the Paper

Back to Background Materials