Final Project 4.19.21 Part 1

  • Distance Learning & Innovation Conversation Began

    The Distance Learning & Innovation policy amendment to the HEA conversation began on April 2, 2020 due to the significant changes to classroom activities due to COVID-19.
  • Comments due from policymakers, teachers, students, etc.

    The proposal was sent to the public for comment to adequately gauge what exactly this policy needs to tackle.
  • Comments Received by Secretary

    The Secretary received 238 comments regarding the Distance Learning and Innovation policy amendment to the HEA and an analysis was done to implement suggestions and critiques.
  • Clinical Education Revisions Made

    The Department made revisions to the policy regarding clinical education on July 1, 2020. This made allowances for certain hands-on activities to be done innovatively online.
  • Early Implementation Available to Begin

    The policymakers are allowing early implementation at schools as a trial run beginning as early as September 2, 2020
  • Final Regulations Published

    The Department published its final regulation on November 1, 2020 following a month-long public commenting period to ensure a well-rounded policy was created that takes all needs into account.
  • Regulation Policy becomes Effective

    The Distance Learning and Innovation regulation becomes effective on July 1, 2021. Early implementation became available to implement on September 2, 2020